Phoenix Mercury embrace underdog role heading into series vs. top-seeded Minnesota Lynx
Heading into the month-long Olympic hiatus, the Mercury were four games under .500, while the Lynx had already secured a playoff spot. During that same time frame, Phoenix made acquisitions to boost their roster, adding guards Marta Xargay and Lindsey ...
Mercury to face top-seeded Lynx after surviving two knockout games
We're about to see what we didn't get two years ago, but would have enjoyed: a best-of-five series between Minnesota and Phoenix in the WNBA playoffs. The No. 8 seed Mercury continued their "pay-no-attention-to-the-regular-season" run with a 101-94 ...
Anthem protests spread to colleges, WNBA player sits
Her New York teammates stood, arms locked with their heads bowed before their WNBA playoff game with Phoenix. Mercury players Mistie Bass and Kelsey Bone kneeled, just as they had done during their first-round playoff game. Bass was inspired that ...
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Sky's Delle Donne out for Game 1 vs. Sparks
LOS ANGELES -- The semifinal playoff series between the Los Angeles Sparks and Chicago Sky could hinge on the recovery of Elena Delle Donne's thumb. Delle Donne had surgery recently, and coach Pokey Chatman said she won't play in Game 1 of the ...
Laney's Tamera Young sinks 16 points, helps propel Chicago Sky to WNBA semifinals
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CHICAGO- The Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 108-98 on Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs. The Sky broke it open in the first five minutes of the third quarter. Tamera Young made fast-break layups on consecutive possessions ...
Team effort carries Chicago past Atlanta and into WNBA semifinals
Chicago advances to the semifinals without their star and reigning MVP Elena Delle Donne who missed her sixth straight game with a thumb injury. Courtney Vandersloot scores 21 points and Jessica Breland adds 20 of her own to help the Sky past the ...
No EDD, No Problem: Chicago Sky Use Historic Offensive Performance To Move Into Semifinals
Throughout the course of the 2016 WNBA season, the Chicago Sky had one of the league's most prolific offenses. They finished second in the league in offensive rating (107.0) and three-point shooting (36.8 percent), and third in field-goal percentage ...