Latest Courtney Vandersloot News

With Griner in jail, WNBA players skip Russia in offseason

Sep. 20, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Brittney Griner's highly publicized legal woes in Russia and the country's invasion of Ukraine has the top WNBA players opting to take their talents elsewhere this offseason. For the past few decades, Russia has been the preferred offseason destination for WNBA...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Chicago posts record rout of New York 100-62, forces Game 3

Aug. 20, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 20 points and Courtney Vandersloot added 16 to help Chicago to a record rout of New York 100-62, tying the first-round WNBA playoffs series on Saturday and forcing a decisive Game 3. The teams will play on Tuesday in New York with a trip to the...

Liberty score final 13 points, beat Sky in playoff opener

Aug. 17, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Natasha Howard also scored 22 points and the seventh-seeded New York Liberty beat the defending champion Chicago Sky 98-91 on Wednesday night in the opening game of the WNBA playoffs. New York scored the...

Aces move atop WNBA standings with one game remaining

Aug. 12, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum had 25 points and four 3-pointers, Jackie Young scored 16 of her 22 points in the third quarter and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Chicago Sky 89-78 on Thursday night to move atop the WNBA standings with one game remaining. Las Vegas (25-10) and Chicago...

Storm set WNBA record with 37 assists, beat Sky 111-100

Aug. 10, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 25 points and nine rebounds, Gabby Williams added 21 points and seven assists, and the Seattle Storm set a WNBA record with 37 assists in a 111-100 victory over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night. Seattle also set a franchise record for scoring in...

Parker, Sky beat Sun 94-91, set franchise's win record

Aug. 07, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker scored 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and tipped a pass to Emma Meesseman for a 3-pointer in the closing seconds to help the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 94-91 Sunday to set the franchise record for wins in a season. Courtney Vandersloot had...