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Kahleah Copper's FIBA diary: Motivations, hopes for tourney

Sep. 22, 2022 10:20 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Everything happens for a reason. Last year I didn't make the U.S. Olympic roster and I used that as motivation. Falling down always provides motivation for me. So all season long last year, I used that to elevate my game and it paid off with a WNBA championship in...

Sun rally in 4th, beat Sky 72-63 to advance to WNBA Finals

Sep. 09, 2022 08:59 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Connecticut Sun made no secret about wanting revenge against Chicago in the teams’ WNBA Playoffs semifinal series, especially after the Sky sent them packing from the semifinals in 2021 while on the way to the title. “We come up here every year and Chicago...

Sun rout Sky 104-80, force Game 5 in WNBA semifinals series

Sep. 07, 2022 08:39 AM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — With their season on the line, Alyssa Thomas and the Connecticut Sun took it right to Chicago and forced a decisive Game 5 in their WNBA semifinals series against the Sky. DeWanna Bonner and Courtney Williams each scored 19 points to help the Sun rout the...

Parker helps Sky beat Sun 76-72, take 2-1 series lead

Sep. 04, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — With the game in the balance, Candace Parker and the Chicago Sky turned up their defense and came away with a gritty win to move within one victory of returning to the WNBA Finals for a second straight year. Parker had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Kahleah...

Sun-Sky semifinals series heads to Connecticut

Sep. 03, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

The Connecticut Sun are finally returning home after spending almost two weeks on the road. The Sun will host the Chicago Sky for the next two games of their WNBA playoffs semifinal series, which is tied 1-1. Game 3 is Sunday and the fourth game is Tuesday. Connecticut...

Candace Parker scores 22, Sky beat Sun 85-77 to tie series

Sep. 01, 2022 09:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker can appreciate that the Chicago Sky seem to dial up their best basketball whenever their backs are against the wall. That certainly was the case as Parker scored 22 points and the Sky evened the semifinal series with an 85-77 win over the Connecticut...

Bonner scores 15 as Sun beat Sky in Game 1 of WNBA semis

Aug. 29, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller knows his team won’t be able beat the defending WNBA champions on style points or offensive prowess alone. To beat the Chicago Sky in a five-game series, Miller believes you can’t be afraid to make a mess. “A lot...

Sun and Sky meet in second straight WNBA playoff semifinal

Aug. 27, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

Chicago and Connecticut are no strangers to meeting in the postseason, having met now for three straight years. They'll face each other in the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs when the best-of-five series tips off on Sunday in Chicago. The teams have split the previous...

Sun beat Wings 73-58 to reach WNBA semifinals

Aug. 24, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored 21 points, Alyssa Thomas had 13 points and eight rebounds, and the No. 3 seed Connecticut Sun eased past the short-handed Dallas Wings 73-58 on Wednesday night to advance to the semifinals. Connecticut earned its first winner-take-all...

Parker, Chicago advance to WNBA semis, beat New York 90-72

Aug. 24, 2022 07:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker had 14 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Chicago Sky over the New York Liberty 90-72 Tuesday night in the deciding Game 3 to advance to the WNBA semifinals. The defending champion Sky await the winner of the Connecticut-Dallas playoff...