CHICAGO (AP) — Layshia Claredon scored 18 aspects, Crystal Dangerfield had 9 of her 16 aspects in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 101-95 on Saturday evening.
Kayla McBride also scored 16 aspects, Sylvia Fowles added 15 aspects and three blocks, Napheesa Collier scored 14 aspects and Aerial Powers had 10 for Minnesota (14-9).
The Lynx took their biggest lead at 47-34 when Fowles made a layup with 2: 17 left in the 2nd quarter. Courtney Vandersloot scored 9 point for the length of a 10-1 scuttle to discontinuance the first half of and fair the Sky’s deficit to four and Kahleah Copper made a layup to cap a 9-1 spurt and fabricate it 63-62 — Chicago’s first lead since midway via the first quarter — with about three minutes left in the third. McBride answered with a jumper on the many discontinuance and Minnesota led the rest of the arrive.
Vandersloot and Allie Quigley scored 27 aspects apiece for Chicago (11-12). They mixed to shoot 20 of 30 from the realm, 7 of 10 from 3-point vary and 7 of 7 from the free-throw line.
Chicago’s Candace Parker space out after reaggravating a left ankle injure.