Chicago takes home win streak into matchup with Minnesota

June 25, 2022 GMT

Minnesota Lynx (5-13, 3-6 Western Conference) at Chicago Sky (12-5, 8-2 Eastern Conference)

Chicago; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago will try to keep its three-game home win streak alive when the Sky face Minnesota.

The Sky are 5-2 in home games. Chicago averages 13.4 turnovers per game and is 3-1 when it turns the ball over less than its opponents.

The Lynx have gone 3-7 away from home. Minnesota is third in the WNBA with 36.4 rebounds per game. Sylvia Fowles paces the Lynx with 10.3.

The teams play for the second time this season. The Sky won the last meeting 82-78 on May 15. Emma Meesseman scored 17 points to help lead the Sky to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kahleah Copper is shooting 38.3% from beyond the arc with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game for the Sky, while averaging 14 points and 5.5 rebounds. Meesseman is averaging 14.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.6 steals over the past 10 games for Chicago.


Fowles is scoring 16.3 points per game with 10.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists for the Lynx. Kayla McBride is averaging 15.1 points and 1.6 steals over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sky: 8-2, averaging 86.9 points, 36.5 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 7.0 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 80.9 points per game.

Lynx: 3-7, averaging 80.9 points, 36.0 rebounds, 20.0 assists, 5.8 steals and 1.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 83.0 points.

INJURIES: Sky: None listed.

Lynx: Moriah Jefferson: out (quad).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.