WNBA: Courtney Vandersloot hit three to lead Sky over Liberty,Ionescu

Courtney Vandersloot hit a three-pointer to help the Chicago Sky overcome Sabrina Ionescu’s second career triple-double and beat the New York Liberty 88-86. Ionescu finished with 27 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists.

She tied the WNBA record for triple-doubles accomplishing the feat by the end of the third quarter and becoming the fastest to do so. Ionescu’s effort was not enough for New York (5-9), which had won four of its past five games.

Trailing 86-85, Sky’s Vandersloot took a pass from Emma Meesseman on the wing and made the three. Vandersloot finished with 20 points, 10 assists and six rebounds for the Sky (9-4), who have won five of its last six.

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NaLyssa Smith had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Indiana closed the game on an 11-4 run to beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-80. Danielle Robinson scored 16 points and Kelsey Mitchell added 15 for the Fever (4-12).

Milic, a 28-year-old rookie, finished with a career-high 23 points on 11-of-19 shooting for Minnesota and Aerial Powers added 15 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists. The Lynx have lost three in a row.

Skylar Diggins-Smith had 27 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 99-90 in the overtime. Diggins-Smith scored four late crucial points and Shey Peddy scored seven of her 12 points in the overtime.

The Mercury (5-8) have won three in a row. Diana Taurasi had 20 points and seven assists and Diamond DeShields scored 13 points for Phoenix. Tina Charles added 12 points and eight rebounds.

Myisha Hines-Allen led the Mystics (9-6) with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Ariel Atkins added 15 points — on just 3-of-16 shooting. Clark and Shakira Austin scored 12 points apiece. Phoenix snapped a five-game road losing streak.

Breanna Stewart finished with 25 points and the Seattle Storm held off Dallas Wings 84-79 on Sunday. Jewell Loyd hit four three-pointers and scored 22 points for the Storm (8-5), who beat Dallas 89-88 on the road Friday.

Ezi Magbegor added 13 points along with five blocks. Allisha Gray hit four three-pointers, scoring 20 for the Wings (6-7). Satou Sabally and Teaira McCowarn scored 13 apiece. In addition to her 25 points, Stewart also added eight rebounds, four assists and three steals.

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