Sky take on Mystics, aim for 4th straight win
Chicago Sky (7-3, 5-0 Eastern Conference) at Washington Mystics (7-5, 4-4 Eastern Conference)
Washington; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago will look to maintain its three-game winning streak when the Sky take on Washington.
The Mystics went 4-4 against Eastern opponents. Washington ranks sixth in college basketball with 25.6 defensive rebounds per game led by Elena Delle Donne averaging 5.3.
The Sky are 5-0 against Eastern Conference opponents. Chicago is fifth in the Eastern Conference, drawing 31.6% from downtown. Dana Evans leads the Sky in shooting 41.2% from 3 points.
The teams are meeting for the third time this season. Sky won 91-82 in the final game on June 5. Kahleah Copper led the Sky with 15 points and Tianna Hawkins led the Mystics with 21 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ariel Atkins is shooting 44.8 percent and averaging 15.5 points for the Mystics. Delle Donne is averaging 1.9 3-pointers over Washington’s last 10 games.
Candace Parker is averaging 12.3 points per game and averaging 8.7 rebounds for Sky. Emma Meesseman is averaging 11.3 points for Chicago.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mystics: 5-5, averaged 79.0 points, 33.6 rebounds, 20.8 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.4% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 76.2 points per game.
Sky: 7-3, averaging 81.7 points, 35.8 rebounds, 22.5 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. Their opponents average 76.3 points.
INJURIES: Mystical: None listed.
Sky: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.