By: Nina Samone
Propelled by Candace Parker with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists, the Chicago Sky defeated the New York Liberty 90-72 on Tuesday night in the deciding Game 3 to advance to the WNBA semifinals.
As the current defending champions and 2nd seed in the playoffs, the Sky and fans anxiously await the results of tonight’s Game 3 featuring the Connecticut Sun and Dallas Wings.
Chicago has won four elimination contests in a row, dating back to last season where they won back-to-back single-elimination games and the franchise’s first WNBA championship.
Some of the Sky’s other top performers were Allie Quigley and Kahleah Copper with 15 points each & Courtney Vandersloot with 14 points and 10 assists.
The 7th seeded Liberty shocked fans and the Sky by taking Game 1, but Chicago retaliated in Game 2 with a WNBA playoff record win by 38 points, then concluding the series yesterday in Game 3.
Associated Press. August 2022. Fox News. “Sky top Liberty behind Candace Parker’s 14 points, move onto next round in WNBA playoffs.” <https://www.foxnews.com/sports/sky-top-liberty-candace-parkers-14-points-move-next-round-wnba-playoffs>