Kahleah Copper and Allie Quigley each scored 15 points as the Chicago Sky defeated the New York Liberty 90-71 in Brooklynallowing Chicago to advance to the WNBA semifinals by taking the best-of-three series.
The Sky ended the game on a 22-7 run.
The Sky's upcoming opponent will be determined tomorrow night, as the Dallas Wings and the Connecticut Sun face off in Game 3 of the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Those teams will meet at College Park Center at 8 p.m. CT and the game will air on ESPN and NBA TV Canada.
In other Chicago Sky news, Chicago Sky General Manager and Head Coach James Wade was named the 2022 WNBA Basketball Executive of the Year.
The voting panel to determine the WNBA Basketball Executive of the Year was composed of one basketball executive from each WNBA team. Each executive submitted a ballot with a first-place vote, second-place vote and third-place vote. Wade was named on the most ballots (11).
Dan Padover, who heads #1 playoff seed the Las Vegas Aces, won the award in 2020 and 2021.
Under Wade's direction, the defending WNBA champion Sky finished tied for the best record in the WNBA (26-10) in the regular season and posted the highest winning percentage in franchise history (.722).