Sky victorious in Dallas, off to 2-0 start following Olympic break

Arlington, Texas. – With four players scoring in double figures, the Sky won their second consecutive game Sunday, defeating the Dallas Wings, 92-85.

Elena Delle Donne lead the charge for Chicago with 18 points and nine rebounds. Courtney Vandersloot added 15 to go along with nine assists. With her performance, Vandersloot has now eclipsed the 1,500-point plateau, finishing the game with 1,512 for her career.

Contributing to the Sky’s 2-0 start following the break has been their selfless style of play, and Delle Donne has taken notice.

“We played that way in the last game and it’s been carrying over,” she said. “The (Olympic) break’s been great for everyone. Just trying to make that extra pass, trying to make defenses really move around. Obviously, guarding that first pass is pretty easy, but when you can get to the third side of the court it’s difficult to defend.”

Despite the losing performance, the Wings also had four players in double figures. One of them – Odyssey Sims – noted that her performance came down to the fact that they need to string along some victories.

“I was just trying to play aggressive. It’s getting desperate right now so everything counts,” she said. “We have to find a way to get some wins. That’s the biggest thing.”

Sims had 22 points and five assists.

The Sky will return to their own Allstate Arena on Friday, when they host the Seattle Storm.