Sky hit late free throws to hold off Dream 82-78
ATLANTA (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 22 points and Stefanie Dolson added 19 to help the Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 82-78 on Friday night.
Cappie Pondexter added 17 points for Chicago (3-9) and she passed Katie Smith for fourth place on the WNBA’s career scoring list with 6,466 points. She also moved into sixth in league history with 1,399 made free throws.
Pondexter hit a long jumper to give Chicago a 76-63 lead with 3:12 left but Atlanta closed to 76-73 with 28.9 seconds left on Elizabeth Williams’ layup. Chicago sealed it at the line as Pondexter, Dolson and Courtney Vandersloot combined for six straight free throws.
Williams led Atlanta (5-6) with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Rookie Brittney Sykes scored a season-best 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Tiffany Hayes had 15 points.
Atlanta has lost five of its last six.