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Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Mystics to scrimmage against Chinese national team

The Washington Mystics are among four WNBA teams scheduled to play against the Chinese National Women’s Basketball Team in the United States this preseason. The Chinese squad will scrimmage against the Mystics in Washington on May 21.

From a WNBA news release:

The Chinese National Women's Basketball Team is scheduled to play preseason games against the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on May 19, and against the New York Liberty at the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y., on May 27.

The Chinese team will scrimmage the Sky in Chicago on May 23 and close out its WNBA slate on May 30 with a three-way scrimmage among the Liberty and the Sun at the Liberty’s training center in White Plains, N.Y. 

Note: The Mystics are counting down to Thursday, April 7, at 11 a.m., when they will “have a whole new look” and make a “major announcement,” according to statements from the team. A news conference is scheduled for that time at Inova Loudoun Hospital-Lansdowne Campus in Leesburg. Kathy Orton will be there and bring you a full report from the scene.

By Washington Post editors  |  01:04 PM ET, 04/06/2011

 
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