Chicago on the brink of WNBA title after 86-50 thrashing of Phoenix

Chicago Sky’s Kahleah Copper, back left, celebrates with Allie Quigley, right, and Courtney Vandersloot (22) after taking a shot and fouling during the first half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals against the Phoenix Mercury on Friday.Image: AP Chicago Sky went 16-16 during the regular season, including a 6-10 record at home. It’s also … Read more

Connecticut Sun’s Jonquel Jones Is Only Unanimous Squad in All-WNBA First Team Voting

10:02 AM ET Kelly CohenESPN Connecticut Sun forward and league MVP Jonquel Jones was the only unanimous roster for the All-WNBA First Team on Friday. Jones was joined on the first team by Phoenix Mercury teammates Skylar Diggins-Smith and Brittney Griner and Seattle Storm teammates Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd. In taking the honors for … Read more

Brittney Griner leads Phoenix Mercury to OT win over Chicago Sky in Game 2 of WNBA Finals, Evening Series

PHOENIX — Despite boosting her playoff career by 29 points and knocking out the first dunk in WNBA Finals history, Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner’s most important play in Wednesday’s Game 2 win over the Chicago Sky came late. in overtime in defense. She blocked a layup from Chicago’s Kahleah Copper with 1:34 remaining to … Read more

2021 WNBA Finals – Skylar Diggins-Smith takes Game 2 win, as Phoenix Mercury even series with Chicago Sky

2:12 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close to Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started playing women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. PHOENIX — In the closing seconds of extra time, with the Phoenix Mercury clinging to a three-point lead, Skyler Diggins-Smith … Read more