Mystics’ Langhorne out vs Storm due to back pain



WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Mystics leading scorer Crystal Langhorne has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Seattle Storm because of back pain.

The All-Star forward is averaging 18.1 points, fifth in the WNBA, and 8.1 rebounds for the Mystics (2-5), who have been hurt by injuries all season. The 6-foot-2 forward scored 23 points in each of her previous two games.

Alana Beard (foot) has not played this season and Monique Currie (ACL) will miss the entire season for the Mystics.