Sky keep Liberty in the win with 17 first-half points

CHICAGO — Dana Evans scored 15 points, Rebekah Gardner added 14 and the Chicago Sky cruised past the New York Liberty 83-50 on Wednesday night.

Chicago led 36-17 at halftime after holding New York 20%, including 1-of-12 from 3-point range. It was the lowest score in a half since Connecticut had 15 on September 1, 2015.

The Sky opened the third quarter with a 13-4 run to take a 28-point lead at 49-21, and New York hit 50 points after Jocelyn Willoughby’s layup by 20.2 seconds in the fourth.

Candace Parker added 11 points and Emma Meesseman scored 10 for Chicago (1-1). Parker and Meesseman each had six rebounds and four assists.

Chicago Sky's Dana Evans (No.11) dribbles the ball during the Liberty's 83-50 blowout loss.
Chicago Sky’s Dana Evans dribbles the ball during the Liberty’s 83-50 blowout loss.
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Chicago was 10-of-22 from 3-point range, with three each from Evans and Parker, while New York was just 20-of-60 from the field.

Han Xu, the tallest player in the WNBA at 6ft 10, scored 10 points for New York (1-1). Natasha Howard and Betnijah Laney each scored eight points, while Stefanie Dolson scored six against her former team. Sabrina Ionescu was held at two points. Sky keep Liberty in the win with 17 first-half points


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