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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Chicago Wins First-Ever WNBA Finals Title 2021 in Sky history

Chicago Beats Phoenix Mercury 80-74 Wins First WNBA Title 2021 in Sky franchise history.






Candace Parker becomes the first Lady in Chicago Sky to wins the Women's Basketball championship title. Parker leads the Sky to the first WNBA title in franchise history.


Allie Quigley scored 26 points and Parker added 16 points, 13 rebounds and five assists and Chicago beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 on Sunday in Game 4.



Courtney Vandersloot added 10 points and 15 assists for the Sky, who won the series 3-1, rallying from a 72-65 deficit with 4:42 left. 

Chicago scored the next nine points to take a two-point lead on Stefanie Dolson’s layup. She then added another basket to make it 76-72 with 45.8 seconds left.


Quigley, who also hails from Illinois, got the decisive run started and Parker tied the game with a 3-pointer before Dolson’s baskets.

It was a full-circle moment for Parker, who triumphantly returned home to Chicago this season after spending 13 years with Los Angeles. 

Brittney Griner was a focal point of Phoenix’s offense early on. 
The seven-time All-Star finished the game with 28 points, 18 of which came in the first half. 

Griner and guard Skylar Diggins-Smith helped lead a 9-0 run to finish the second quarter and give Phoenix a 44-37 edge at halftime.


Stat Of The Day. 

Chicago coach James Wade became the third Black male coach to win a WNBA championship, joining Michael Cooper who did it with the Los Angeles Sparks and Corey Gaines, who did it with Phoenix. … Phoenix had been 4-0 in the WNBA Finals after losses until Sunday’s defeat.


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Courtesy to WNBA.com

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