Candace Parker signed with the Sky, returning home to Chicago after spending her entire career in Los Angeles since she was drafted first in 2008.
Former WNBA MVP Candace Parker has decided to play for the Chicago Sky, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.
Alyssa Thomas had 26 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, DeWanna Bonner added 23 points and 12 boards, and the seventh-seeded Connecticut Sun beat the No. 6 seed Chicago Sky 94-81 on Tuesday night in the opening game of the playoffs.
Candace Parker scored 24 points with 15 rebounds and Chelsea Gray added 20 with seven assists to help Los Angeles beat Chicago 86-80 on Sunday night.
The move came hours after the NBA decided to postpone its three playoff games with its players choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice.
The Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever Saturday with Kahleah Copper's career-high 24 points and 23 points from Courtney Vandersloot.
Azurá Stevens scored a season-high 25 points, Courtney Vandersloot had 19 points, 10 assists and four steals and the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 101-85 on Thursday night.
Cheyenne Parker scored 17 points and the Chicago Sky cruised to a 92-67 win over Atlanta on Sunday, sending the Dream to their eighth consecutive loss.
DeWanna Bonner had 19 points and nine rebounds, Alyssa Thomas added 15 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists and the Connecticut Sun held off the Chicago Sky 77-74 on Friday night.
Azura Stevens had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Courtney Vandersloot added 14 points and 10 assists, and the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 82-79 on Tuesday night.
Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker each scored 16 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 88-86.
Kahleah Copper scored 18 points, Allie Quigley hit a 3-pointer with seconds left to play, and the Chicago Sky beat the Las Vegas Aces 88-86 in the season opener.
Chicago Sky forward Jantel Lavender is recovering after surgery on a broken bone in her left foot.
Chicago Sky guard Sydney Colson is the second player on the team to test positive for coronavirus.
Dolson said in a video that aired Friday night during ESPN’s broadcast of the WNBA draft that she and her “whole family” tested positive about a month ago, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Star athletes wearing every Chicago jersey have joined the same team. Their game plan: convince Chicagoans to stay home.
The WNBA season will not start on time next month because of the coronavirus pandemic, and when it begins is unclear.
The WNBA and its union announced a tentative eight-year labor deal Tuesday that will allow top players to earn more than $500,000 while the average annual compensation will surpass six figures for the first time.
Dearica Hamby hit a shot from a few steps inside halfcourt with 5 seconds left to lift Las Vegas to a 93-92 win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday in the second round of the WNBA playoffs.
Diamond DeShields scored 25 points and the fifth-seeded Chicago Sky used a dominating second half for a 105-76 win over the eighth-seeded Phoenix Mercury in a first-round, winner-take-all playoff game on Wednesday night.