The Sky hung on to edge the Dream, 98-96, which clinched a playoff berth for Chicago. They did it without Elena Delle Donne, who sat out with a foot injury.
In the evening’s other match up, the Liberty handed the Sun their seventh straight loss, 80-66.
Fever at Shock
Stars at Sparks
Sun at Sky
Mercury at Lynx
Mystics at Storm
Excellent analysis of the Lynx’s struggles of late.
Coach Cheryl Reeve, who counts this as her most difficult stretch since taking over the head job in 2010, says the team will “break out of this, and soon.”
Take note, all managers and coaches: a team of All-Stars isn’t enough…..you must have team chemistry to go far. And to get that, the core of the team needs to be kept intact for a long time. Constant restructuring is a detriment to a team.
A full day of events are on tap tomorrow for “We Are Women” day at the Stars at Sparks game. I will be among the media who will interview Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Laila Ali and WNBA president Laurel Richie before the game. (Woot!)