WNBA Playoff season has begun. Last night the Phoenix Mercury took on the Chicago Sky in Chicago. The Mercury fell to the Sky 76 to 105. This was a tough game for the Mercury. This was the Conference Semifinals game and the Sky will be moving forward.
The Chicago Sky played very strong all four quarters in last night’s first semifinal game. The Sky took over the game in the fourth quarter and ended a chance of a Mercury comeback. The Sky ladies were on fire and their leading ladies are Diamond Desheild, Courtney Vandersloot, Astou Ndour and Allie Quigley. Diamond Desheild lead with time in the game and with points for the Sky. Diamond Desheild played for 32 minutes. Within those 32 minutes, Desheild scored 25 points, had four rebounds and three assists. Courtney Vandersloot led with assist for the Sky. Vandersloot played for 29 minutes. Within those 29 minutes, she scored nine points, had two rebounds and 11 assists. Astou Ndor led in rebounds for the Sky. Ndor played for 28 minutes last night. Within those 29 minutes, she scored 16 points, had nine rebounds and one assist. Allie Quigley was active as well during last night’s game. Quigley played for 31 minutes. Within those 31 minutes, she scored 15 points, had five rebounds and six assists.
The Phoenix Mercury struggled three out of four quarters during last night’s game. The Mercury leading ladies are DeWanna Bonner led her team in minutes, rebounds and points. Bonner played for 33 minutes. Within those 33 minutes, Bonner scored 21 points, had six rebounds and two assists. Camille Little played for 22 minutes. Within those 22 minutes, Little scored 10 points, had five rebounds and three assists. Briann January played for 26 minutes. Within those 26 minutes, January scored 12 points, had two rebounds and two assists.
The Mercury have been eliminated from the playoffs. The Chicago Sky will be moving to the next round. The Sky will be back in action for the conference finals September 15th at 5 pm.