The GIST: Nothing like a healthy dose of heart-stopping double overtime to start off the WNBA’s best-of-five semifinals.
Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky: Okay, we were not expecting that. The No. 6 seed Sky stunned the No. 1 Sun last night in a nail-biting double overtime game, winning 101–95 to give the Sun their first loss — outside of the final — since July 3rd.
- The Sky’s Candace Parker put up 22 points while Courtney Vandersloot recorded just in WNBA playoff history. Impressive. Don’t miss Game 2 tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET.
- If it’s any consolation for the Sun, Jonquel Jones was named WNBA MVP yesterday, Brionna Jones (no relation) won Most Improved Player, and head coach Curt Miller took home the Coach of the Year award.
- The Aces’ Riquna Williams led with , Chelsea Gray notched a , and Kelsey Plum lit it up with in the second half alone. Game 2 tomorrow at 10 p.m. ET is a can’t miss.
WTF: Unfortunately, things are only getting worse for the Mercury: they’re being (again) for what could be a series-ending Game 3, all because Disney on Ice is rolling through Phoenix on Sunday. Wish we were kidding..