Category: WNBA playoffs

Chicago Sky say bye to Pokey Chatman

Chicago Sky say bye to Pokey Chatman
In a tumultuous year that saw an early exit from the playoffs and an 18-16 record, the management of the Chicago Sky decided Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman “will not be retained,” according to a just-released statement. Over the past six seasons, the Sky amassed a regular season record of 106-98 including an 18-16 campaign in 2016.... Read more »

Season ends for Chicago Sky in first round of playoffs

Season ends for Chicago Sky in first round of playoffs
No WNBA Finals for the Chicago Sky, after all. The Chicago Sky’s season ended Monday night with a 100-89 loss to their fierce Eastern Conference rival Indiana Fever in Game 3 at Allstate Arena, in front of a wildly cheering announced crowd of 2,882. Elena Delle Donne put in an MVP effort, leading all scorers... Read more »

Chicago Sky clinches home court advantage

Chicago Sky clinches home court advantage
From our friends at the Chicago Sky: The Chicago Sky has clinched home court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference Semifinals. After securing the second seed in the Eastern Conference, the Sky will face the number three seed (Indiana/Washington) in the first round of the 2015 WNBA Playoffs presented by Boost Mobile. The first game of the Eastern... Read more »
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Chicago Sky-Phoenix Mercury WNBA Finals a ratings winner

Chicago Sky-Phoenix Mercury WNBA Finals a ratings winner
Forget the Finals..or the outcome for the Chicago Sky in the closerthanthis 87-82 loss in the WNBA Finals. Without Brittney Griner, who was injured by Sasha Goodlett in Game 2, the Sky made a game of it even in the sweep. They were thisclose to a Sunday matchup at UIC Pavilion And there were these... Read more »

BREAKING...Brittney Griner 'gametime decision' after retinal procedure

BREAKING...Brittney Griner 'gametime decision' after retinal procedure
From the Phoenix Mercury media relations team:   Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner underwent an outpatient procedure to correct a retinal issue. She is under the observation of Mercury and Suns team ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz in Phoenix. Griner will be re-evaluated Friday morning, will then join the team in Chicago, and she will be a game-time decision for... Read more »

Can Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky rally in WNBA Finals?

Can Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky rally in WNBA Finals?
“The road to the Finals hasn’t been easy for us and we had to fight to get here.  We knew this Finals wasn’t going to be any easier, in fact we knew it was going to be a tough task because Phoenix is a good team.  But I think we deserve to be here and... Read more »
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All on the line for the Chicago Sky, Elena Delle Donne

All on the line for the Chicago Sky, Elena Delle Donne
“They (the Chicago Sky) are too good.” Indiana Fever Coach Linn Dunn, in Monday’s postgame press conference Win or go home. Those are the simple choices the Chicago Sky will have to make as they face the Indiana Fever at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse tonight in Indianapolis for the final Game 3 of the Eastern Conference... Read more »

Can Elena Delle Donne will the WNBA Finals for the Chicago Sky?

Can Elena Delle Donne will the WNBA Finals for the Chicago Sky?
Didn’t I say that the Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne is just like Michael Jordan? The Sky had blown the opportunity to finish off the Atlanta Dream at home last Sunday night. On the strength of Dream star Angel McCoughtry’s 39 points, the Dream edged out the Sky, and forced a Game Three. Delle Donne... Read more »

Chicago Sky One Playoff Win-Loss Away from Advancing

Chicago Sky One Playoff Win-Loss Away from Advancing
Win or lose, this is it for the Chicago Sky as they take on Atlanta in Phillips Arena. The Chicago Sky had a golden opportunity to finish off the Atlanta Dream in the first round of the WNBA Eastern Conference semifinals Sunday night. With a noisy home crowd of nearly 5,000 at the Allstate Arena,... Read more »
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Chicago Sky Clinches Second Consecutive Playoff Berth

Chicago Sky Clinches Second Consecutive Playoff Berth
FROM THE DESK OF THE CHICAGO SKY’S MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE COMES THIS PRESS RELEASE:  The Chicago Sky (15-17) has clinched a berth in the 2014 WNBA Playoffs presented by Boost Mobile. It is the Sky’s second consecutive playoff appearance. In the 2013 season, the Sky earned the first WNBA Playoff berth in franchise history after... Read more »