CHICAGO (AP) — Diamond DeShields scored a season-excessive 30 facets and Chicago earlier a 14-4 dash to shy away as the Sky beat the Indiana Fever 98-87 on Sunday night time within the customary-season finale.
Chicago (16-16) is the No. 6 seed and is house Thursday against No. 7 Dallas. Indiana (6-26) performed with the worst portray within the WNBA and the top likely doubtlessly to gain the tip secure within the 2022 draft, which the Fever obtain by no formulation had sooner than in earlier journeys to the lottery.
Kelsey Mitchell made a pull-up jumper to pull Indiana to a 60-all tie with 4 minutes left within the third quarter however DeShields answered with a jumper after which made two free throws as Chicago scored 14 of the following 18 facets to bewitch the lead for upright.
DeShields made 8 of 10 from the free-throw line within the fourth quarter and performed with seven rebounds, a season-excessive six assists and two steals. Allie Quigley scored 15 facets, in conjunction with four 3-pointers, and grabbed a career-excessive tying eight rebounds for the Sky.
Mitchell performed with a season-excessive 32 facets on 12-of-17 taking pictures for Indiana. Emma Cannon had a career-most productive 19 facets and eight rebounds and Lindsay Allen added 10 facets and a career-excessive 10 assists — the third-300 and sixty five days guard’s first double-double.
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