BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker each scored 16 points, Courtney Vandersloot had a late steal, and the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 88-86 on Saturday night.
Allie Quigley added 15 points, Kahleah Copper scored 14 and Diamond DeShields — who has seen limited action as she recovers from a knee injury — had a season-high 10 points for Chicago (3-1).
Washington’s Aerial Powers made 1-of-2 free throws to make it 84-all with 43.2 seconds left before Parker made a layup and Ariel Atkins hit two foul shots. Parker was fouled as she made a short jumper but missed the and-1 and the Sky led 88-86 with 5.9 to play. After the Mystics called a timeout, Vandersloot stole a pass from Emma Meesseman to seal it.
Atkins scored 24 points and Powers added 20 for the Mystics (3-1). Myisha Hines-Allen had 13 points, 12 rebounds and three steals.
DeWanna Bonner led the Sun (0-4) with 28 points, including five 3-pointers, and Brionna Jones had a season-high 15 points. Bonner, acquired from the Phoenix Mercury this offseason in exchange for three first-round draft picks, is averaging a career-best 27.5 points.