WNBA Weekend Recap: Sky take win against Dream; Fever gain a win against Sky

Sky get top spot in Commissioners Cup

FILE - Indiana Fever guard Kelsey Mitchell goes up for a layup during the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the Las Vegas Aces, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. Kelsey Mitchell, Lexie Brown and Mercedes Russell were the latest three WNBA players to sign up for the inaugural Athletes Unlimited Basketball season. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File) (Chris O'Meara, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The Chicago Sky took the win against the Atlanta Dream while the Indiana Fever defeat the Sky even as they take the top spot in the East for the Commissioners Cup.

Chicago Sky 106, Atlanta Dream 100

Kahleah Copper had a season high 23 points and 10 rebounds while Emma Meesseman added 17 points as the Chicago Sky defeated the Atlanta Dream in overtime.

Without Candace Parker, who was ruled out with a knee injury, the team pulled out the win with added help from Allie Quigley who had 17 points along Azura Stevens and Rebekah Gardner who scored 15 apiece.

For Atlanta, Asia Durr scored 21 points and Aari McDonald finished with 20 for the Dream. Howard and Cheyenne Parker added 16 points apiece and new Dream team member Destiny Slocum scored a career-high 10.

Indiana Fever 89, Chicago Sky 87

The Indiana Fever overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to win 89-87 against the defending champion Chicago Sky.

Fever rookie forward NaLyssa Smith led the team in scoring and rebounding with a career-high 26 points and 11 rebounds.

Kelsey Mitchell finished with 13 points and tied her career-high nine assists and Rookie guard Lexie Hull scored a career-high 10 points.

For Chicago, Courtney Vandersloot finished with 13 points and seven assists for the Sky, while forward Emma Meesseman ended with 12 points and eight rebounds.


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