While the Mystics have been rolling as of late, a sudden injury now has their guard position extremely thin.
Aerial Powers has been ruled out of the Mystics Saturday night matchup against the Dallas Wings with a left gluteal injury, NBC Sports Washington has learned.
Powers did not travel with the team in order to attack rehab in D.C. And with Kristi Toliver still nursing a knee injury she suffered in early August, the timing of this couldn't have been worse.
Powers has been one of the leading forces in the Stics' success this season. She's having a career year averaging 11.5 points on 44 percent shooting. The last time these two teams squared off Powers went for 18 points on 60 percent shooting as the Mystics claimed their fourth victory in a row, 86-62.
This also would've been Powers first time returning to Dallas since she was involved in a scuffle with her former teammates last season.
No word yet on a timeline for her return-look for Shatori Walker-Kimbrough to get the starting nod.
This is a developing story.
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