Behind Vadersloot's 18, Sky win fifth straight

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Sky's Courtney Vandersloot (22), Azurá Stevens (30), Allie Quigley (14) and Ruthy Hebard (24) celebrate after a call in the fourth quarter against Sun on Saturday in Chicago. Vandersloot had 18 points and 11 assists, Diamond DeShields added 14 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 91-81 on Saturday for their fifth straight win.

    Sky's Courtney Vandersloot (22), Azurá Stevens (30), Allie Quigley (14) and Ruthy Hebard (24) celebrate after a call in the fourth quarter against Sun on Saturday in Chicago. Vandersloot had 18 points and 11 assists, Diamond DeShields added 14 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 91-81 on Saturday for their fifth straight win. Associated press

 
Updated 6/19/2021 5:58 PM

Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and 11 assists, Diamond DeShields added 14 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 91-81 on Saturday for their fifth straight win.

Allie Quigley and Ruthy Hebard each added 13 points for the Sky (7-7), who led 67-64 after three quarters and pulled away in the final three minutes, sparked by a corner 3-pointer from DeShields that broke open a two-point game. Candace Parker and Vandersloot followed with baskets as the Sky pulled away.

 

Brionna Jones had a career-high 22 points on 10-for-16 shooting to go with eight rebounds to lead the Sun (8-5), who committed 18 turnovers in losing their third straight game. DeWanna Bonner added 17 points, eight boards and six assists.

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