Latest Courtney Vandersloot News

Hamby's steal, 3-pointer help Aces advance, eliminate Sky

Sep. 15, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dearica Hamby hit a shot from a few steps inside halfcourt with 5 seconds left to lift Las Vegas to a 93-92 win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday in the second round of the WNBA playoffs. With the Aces down by two, Hamby stole a pass from Courtney Vandersloot, took a dribble over halfcourt...

DeShields leads Sky 105-75 rout of Mercury in playoff opener

Sep. 11, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Diamond DeShields scored 25 points and the fifth-seeded Chicago Sky used a dominating second half for a 105-76 win over the eighth-seeded Phoenix Mercury in a first-round, winner-take-all playoff game on Wednesday night. Astou Nadour and Stefanie Dolson added 16 points apiece for the Sky,...

A look at the first-round games in the WNBA playoffs

Sep. 11, 2019 3:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the two first-round games in the WNBA playoffs: No. 5 Chicago (20-14) vs No. 8 Phoenix (15-19) Season series: Sky won 3-0 Chicago: The Sky have the top point guard in the league in Courtney Vandersloot, who averaged 9.2 assists and had 300 on the season, and a talented young star...

WNBA postseason gets underway with pair of first-round games

Sep. 11, 2019 3:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a wild regular season, the WNBA postseason gets underway with a pair of first-round games. Top seeds Washington and Connecticut don't play for another week, as the teams earned double byes to the semifinals. Los Angeles and Las Vegas don't play until Sunday against the winners of...

Delle Donne sets record, Mystics beate Sky 100-86

Sep. 8, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, making WNBA history along the way, and the regular-season champion Washington Mystics raced past the Chicago Sky 100-86 on Sunday. She became the first player in WNBA history to shoot over 50% from the field (220 of 427), 40% from 3-point range (52 of...

DeShields scores 30 points, Sky top Sun 109-104 in OT

Sep. 6, 2019 10:17 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Diamond DeShields scored a career-high 30 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 109-104 in overtime Friday night to hand the WNBA regular-season title to Washington. Chicago took a 34-33 lead in the highest-scoring first-quarter in league history. Chicago point guard...

Parker, Ndour score 18 apiece as Sky beat Mercury 105-78

Sep. 1, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cheyenne Parker and Astou Ndour scored 18 points apiece to lead six Chicago players scoring in double figures and the Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury 105-78 on Sunday. Diamond DeShields added 15 points, Allie Quigley had 12, Kahleah Copper 11 points and Stephanie Dolson 10 for Chicago. Courtney...

Lynx beat Sky to claim 9th straight playoff spot

Aug. 27, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had a season-high 25 points and 12 rebounds, moving into third on the WNBA career rebounding list, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 93-85 on Tuesday night to claim their ninth straight playoff berth. Fowles has 3,307 career rebounds, passing Lisa Leslie and...