Sky Cruise to 86-50 beats Mercury to lead 2-1 in WNBA finals – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) – Kahleah Copper scored 20 of his 22 points in the first half and Chicago used a dominant defensive effort to hit a Phoenix Mercury record 86-50 win on Friday night, moving Sky one win from the first. of the franchise. WNBA title. Chicago will look to close out the best-of-five series on … Read more

2021 WNBA Finals – Skylar Diggins-Smith seals Game 2 victory as Phoenix Mercury even streak with Chicago Sky

2:12 a.m. ET Michel Near Mechelle Voepel covers WNBA, women’s basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Phoenix – In the final seconds of overtime, with the Phoenix Mercury clinging to a three-point lead, Skylar Diggins-Smith caught a glimpse of … Read more

Liberty ejected from WNBA playoffs after Betnijah Laney tied the game in closing seconds

PHOENIX – Sophie Cunningham scored 6-of-9 3-pointers for a total of 21 points and Brianna Turner scored the winning free throw with less than a second to play, giving the Phoenix Mercury an 83-82 victory over Liberty in a first match. Round of the WNBA playoff game on Thursday night. Upstart Liberty had tied the … Read more

As USA Basketball turns to Tokyo, men’s and women’s teams appear stacked

Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi are aiming for gold again.Picture: Getty Images Yesterday, Team USA’s women’s basketball team announced their 12 teams for next month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, and the men’s roster, although not yet finalized, is taking shape. Despite the ongoing pandemic, and in some cases, the need for prolonged rest, many of … Read more