A’ja Wilson scored a playoff career-high 38 points to help the defending-champion Las Vegas Aces finish off a first-round sweep of the Chicago Sky with a 92-70 victory on Sunday.
Kahleah Copper helped the franchise win its first WNBA title in 2021, earning MVP honors of the Finals. She was a standout at Rutgers.
Kahleah Copper scored 20 points, Marina Mabrey added 19 and the Chicago Sky clinched the last playoff spot Friday night with a 92-87 win over the Minnesota Lynx.
Kahleah Copper scored 23 points to lead the Sky (15-22), who entered play tied with Los Angeles for the final playoff spot. Chicago has the tiebreaker advantage over the Sparks after winning three of four match-ups this season.
Chicago (14-21) stayed in the hunt for a spot in the playoffs with the victory.
Jackie Young had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray and A’ja Wilson each added a double-double and the Las Vegas Aces erased a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat the Chicago Sky 94-87 on Thursday night.
Alyssa Thomas scored 22 points and moved into second-place on Connecticut’s career scoring list, and the Sun beat the Chicago Sky 79-73 on Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak.
Brittney Sykes scored a season-high 30 points on 11-of-18 shooting to help the Washington Mystics beat the Chicago Sky 83-76 on Sunday to snap a three-game skid.
Napheesa Collier scored 29 points, Jessica Shepard added 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 88-79 on Tuesday night.
The teams combined for 54 personal fouls and shot 35 free throws apiece.
Kahleah Copper and Courtney Williams each scored 25 points, Alanna Smith added 20 and the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 104-89 on Friday night to spoil Natasha Howard's first career triple-double.
Courtney Williams made 9 of 13 from the field, scored 19 points and had nine assists and Alanna Smith added 10 points for Chicago (10-15).
Reserve Shey Peddy hit five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 20 points as the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 80-62 Thursday night and won consecutive games for the first time this season.
The Sky announced Emre Vatansever as the interim GM and head coach. Chicago is 7-9 on the season after Friday night's 86-78 win over Los Angeles.
Newcomer Marina Mabrey spoke one-on-one with Chicago Sky guard Marina Mabrey.
Kahleah Copper had a career-high 29 points for Chicago (5-9), which lost its sixth-straight.
Elena Delle Donne had 18 points and eight rebounds, Natasha Cloud added 16 points and the Washington Mystics beat Chicago 80-59 on Thursday night for the Sky’s fifth straight loss.
Chicago (5-7) has lost four games in a row, the franchise's longest losing streak since a seven-game skid early in the 2001 season, when the Sky responded with seven straight wins and eventually won the WNBA title.
Kelsey Mitchell sank a step-back jumper with 1.1 seconds left and the Indiana Fever beat the short-handed Chicago Sky 92-90 on Thursday night.
Marina Mabrey led Chicago (5-5) with 20 points. Kahleah Copper scored 18 points and Dana Evans added 10 points and eight assists. Evans, a second-round draft pick of the Dallas Wings in 2021, has six of her 11 career double-digit scoring games this season.