Field Level Media
25 Aug 2021, 11:40 GMT+10
Allie Quigley had a game-high 21 points with 7 rebounds to pb the hot-shooting Chicago Sky to an 86-79 triumph implicit the Atlanta Dream connected Tuesday astatine College Park, Ga.
The Sky, who welcomed the instrumentality of Candace Parker from an ankle injury, made 51.5 percent of their shots from the field, including 8 of 17 shots from 3-point range.
Parker, who missed the Sky's location nonaccomplishment against the Minnesota Lynx connected Saturday, finished with 18 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists.
Courtney Vandersloot had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Kahleah Cooper finished with 16 points and 4 assists for Chicago (12-12).
Atlanta (6-18) mislaid its ninth consecutive game, and 5th consecutive since the Olympic interruption nether interim manager Darius Taylor.
Odyssey Sims had 17 points and Courtney Williams 16 to pb the Dream.
They combined to marque 16 of 38 shots from the field. Sims missed each 4 of her 3-point attempts and Williams failed to marque her lone effort from that range.
Atlanta's Tiffany Hayes, who suffered a torn close MCL successful June, played successful her 2nd crippled since returning from the genu injury. She came disconnected the seat and did not people successful 12 minutes and is scoreless successful the 2 appearances.
Atlanta, which trailed 69-58 entering the 4th quarter, chopped the pb to 81-77 with 1:53 near connected a jumper by Williams.
After Vandersloot missed a 3-pointer, Atlanta had 2 opportunities to chopped into the pb but shots by Williams and Sims were disconnected the mark.
Parker converted a 3-point play with 52 seconds near to summation the pb to 84-77.
Chicago changeable 50 percent from the tract successful the archetypal fractional and got 10 points from Copper and 9 from Vandersloot to instrumentality a 40-33 halftime lead.
Atlanta made 35 percent of its tract extremity attempts by halftime, including a 2-of-12 show from 3-point range.
The Dream rallied aft falling down 32-17 with 7:34 near successful the 2nd 4th by going connected a 9-2 tally capped by a 3-pointer by reserve defender Aari McDonald.
Guard Blake Dietrick, signed earlier Tuesday, had the different 3-pointer successful the archetypal fractional to assistance support the crippled close.
After Sims made a layup with 8:00 near successful the 3rd 4th to chopped the pb to 45-42, Chicago responded with an 11-2 run.
Parker's 3-point play with 5:06 near successful the 3rd 4th gave Chicago a 56-44 lead.
--Field Level Media