CHICAGO — Allie Quigley scored 26 factors and Candace Parker added 16 factors, 13 rebounds and 5 assists to assist Chicago win its first WNBA championship with a 80-74 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.
Courtney Vandersloot added 10 factors and 15 assists for the Sky, who received the sequence 3-1, rallying from a 72-65 deficit with 4:42 left. Chicago scored the subsequent 9 factors to take a two-point lead on Stefanie Dolson’s layup. She then added one other basket to make it 76-72 with 45.8 seconds left.
Kahleah Copper was named Finals MVP.
Diana Taurasi was fouled on the subsequent possession taking pictures a 3-pointer and made the primary two free throws, however missed the third.
Vandersloot then scored within the lane to seal the victory setting off the celebration. As the ultimate buzzer sounded, Parker sprinted to the nook of the court docket and hugged her household with tears in her eyes.
The Related Press contributed to this report.