On Saturday, the New York Liberty (1-1) fell to the Chicago Sky (1-1), 100-62, in the second game of their best-of-three First Round series in the 2022 WNBA Playoffs.
At Wintrust Arena, the Liberty finished on 33.3% (20-60) shooting from the field, 15% (3-20) from three, and 90.5% (19-21) at the free throw line.
Up Next: The New York Liberty will host the Chicago Sky in a decisive, win-or-go-home Game Three on Tuesday, August 23. Tip-off time is TBD.
Q1: Chicago went on an 18-6 run from the 9:41 mark of the first to the 4:43 mark of the quarter. Chicago later went on a 29-9 run from the 3:28 mark of the first to the 4:26 mark of the second quarter.
Q2: New York went on a 9-2 run from the 2:43 mark of the second to the 0:33.1 mark of the quarter.
Q3: Chicago went on a 12-2 run from the 4:48 mark of the third to the 2:33 mark of the quarter.
Q4: Chicago went on an 8-0 run from the 5:28 mark of the fourth to the 4:15 mark of the quarter.
Two Liberty players scored in double figures in tonight’s game (Han, Onyenwere).
Han Xu finished with 10 points on 42.9% (3-7) shooting from the field, including a perfect 100% (1-1) from deep, five rebounds, and a block.
Michaela Onyenwere added 10 points and two rebounds in 16:43 minutes off the bench.
Sabrina Ionescu finished with seven points on 60% (3-5) shooting from the floor, including 50% (1-2) shooting from deep, five rebounds, and three assists in 22:33 minutes.
For Chicago, Courtney Vandersloot finished with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Candace Parker added 12 points and 12 rebounds.