Tag: Chicago Sky

Just In Case It Wasn’t Abundantly Clear Beforehand, Candace Parker Cements Her Status as a WNBA Legend

Candace Parker Leads the Chicago Sky to Their 1st Ever WNBA Championship Parker, who finished the game with 16 points and 13 boards, previously expressed to The Root how important it was to return to her hometown after 13 seasons in Los Angeles and help lead Chicago to the promised land. And after finally doing […]

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Chicago Sky Beat Phoenix Mercury for First W.N.B.A. Championship

Point guard Courtney Vandersloot, who led the league in assists for the fifth straight year, averaged 9.7 assists per game in this year’s playoffs entering Game 4. She logged a triple double in a double-overtime win over Connecticut — the league’s best defense in the regular season — in the first game of the semifinals, […]

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The Chicago Sky Moved Within One Win Of A WNBA Title With A Game 3 Win Over The Phoenix Mercury

The Chicago Sky toppled the Phoenix Mercury, 86-50, in front of a sold-out crowd in the Windy City in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals to move within one win of the franchise’s first title. Chicago got an ultra-efficient 22 points from Kahleah Copper while holding Phoenix to sub-30 percent shooting to take a 2-1 […]

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What Adjustments The Phoenix Mercury Need To Make To Even Up The WNBA Finals In Game 2

Chicago may have beaten Phoenix decisively in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals over the weekend, but they hardly shocked the Mercury — both teams have seen it all. They are, after all, two of the more experienced teams in the league, and core players from each roster faced off all the way back in […]

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Candace Parker Brings the Chicago Sky One Step Closer to Its 1st WNBA Championship

The Chicago Sky Are One Step Closer to Its 1st WNBA Championship Parker, who grew up in the western Chicago suburb of Naperville and first became a national sensation while playing for Naperville Central High School, spent the first 13 years of her career with the Los Angeles Sparks. But while she had lofty aspirations […]

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Candace Parker Led The Sky To The WNBA Finals With A Game 4 Rout Of The Sun

The Chicago Sky are headed to the WNBA Finals, where they will meet the Mercury or the Aces — with Phoenix having a chance to punch their ticket on Wednesday night. Chicago finished off a 3-1 series win over the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday with a dominant performance against the league’s No. 1 seed, cruising […]

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Courtney Vandersloot’s Historic Night Led The Sky To A Game 1 Win Over The Sun

The first game of the 2021 WNBA Finals couldn’t have been any more thrilling. Despite the fact that the Connecticut Sun found themselves making headlines earlier in the day due to a trio of wins for individual regular season awards, most notably Jonquel Jones being named league MVP for the first time in her career, […]

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Candace Parker Clips the Dallas Wings, Phoenix Mercury Eliminate New York Liberty in First Round of WNBA Playoffs

Dallas Wings, New York Liberty Eliminated From WNBA Playoffs After the playoffs opener, the fifth-seeded Phoenix Mercury held off the eighth-seeded New York Liberty in a thriller that can best be described as “Oh shit! Oh shit! Oh shit!” In a crazy-ass game that included a combined 15 lead changes and ties in the fourth […]

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