The Washington Mystics had a vision for guard Kristi Toliver’s role when they signed her as an unrestricted free agent in the offseason.
They knew the former Maryland star was potent from beyond the arc. Paired with their other shooters and newly acquired forward Elena Delle Donne, the Mystics hoped Toliver would direct an aggressive, dynamic offense.
Now 14 games into the season, the latest result being a 100-70 win over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday afternoon, Mystics coach Mike Thibault believes Toliver has found that niche.
The nine-year veteran is balancing her role as a facilitator and scorer as the Mystics lead the WNBA in 3-point attempts with 21.7 a...