Chicago Sky clinches home court advantage

Chicago Sky clinches home court advantage
Elena Delle Donne pretty much willed the Chicago Sky into the finals against the Phoenix Mercury in 2014. In 2015, she earned a career-high 45 points in one game

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 Conference Semifinals will be held at 7:00 p.m. CDT on Thursday, September 17th at the UIC Pavilion. The game will air on ESPN2.

The Sky will play the second game of the series on the road on Saturday, September 19th at 6:00 p.m. CDT. Game two will air on NBATV. The final game in the series, if needed, will be held at Allstate Arena on Monday, September 21stat 7:00 p.m. CDT on NBATV and locally on The U Too.

The first round of the WNBA playoffs is a two-out-of-three series (meaning the first team to two wins moves on to the next round). The top two seeds in each conference have the home court advantage for the series. The games alternate home sites starting at the home of the top seed.

The winning team in each first round series advances to the Conference Finals. This round is also a two-out-of-three series and again alternates home sites starting at the home of the top seed.

The WNBA Finals Champion is determined in a best three-out-of-five series. The first two games are played at the home of the top seed, followed by two games (game 4 if needed) at the home of the lower seed. If the teams are tied at the end of four games, the fifth and final game is played at the home of the top seed.

Only one thing to add here: Who can stop the Chicago Sky, and why?

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