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Sky to Face Sparks in Semifinals

September 25, 2016 - CHICAGO - With a 108-98 win over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday, the Chicago Sky advanced to the semifinal round of the 2016 WNBA Playoffs presented by Verizon where they will face the Los Angeles Sparks in the semifinals. The first game of the best-of-five semifinals will be held at 9 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, September 28 at the Staples Center. The game will air on ESPN2. Game 2 will take place on Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. CDT at the Staples Center and will air on ESPNews. The Sky will return home to Allstate Arena on Oc... Full Story

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Anthony Carter Joins Skyforce Coaching Staff

September 22, 2016 - Sioux Falls, SD - The Miami HEAT announced today that Anthony Carter will be joining Skyforce Head Coach Nevada Smith as an assistant coach for the upcoming season. Carter will also be present at Smith's introductory press conference at the Sanford Pentagon on Friday at 2:00 PM. Carter joins the Skyforce coaching staff after serving as an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings during the 2015-16 season. Prior to his time with the Kings, Carter was an assistant coach for the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League for... Full Story

Sky to Host Dream in Round Two

September 21, 2016 - CHICAGO - The Chicago Sky will face the Atlanta Dream in the second round of the 2016 WNBA Playoffs presented by Verizon on Sunday, September 25 at 12 p.m. CDT at Allstate Arena. The game will air on ESPN2. The Sky earned a bye to the second round after clinching the fourth seed. With a win in the second round, the Sky will advance to the semifinals where they will face Minnesota or Los Angeles. The Chicago Sky won seven of its final ten games to finish with an overall record of 18-16. Chicago and Atlanta played three tim... Full Story

Nevada Smith Named Head Coach Of The Sioux Falls Skyforce

September 21, 2016 - Sioux Falls, SD - The Miami HEAT announced today that Nevada Smith has been named head coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce, becoming the 19th head coach in franchise history. An introductory press conference for Smith will be held on Friday, September 23 at 2:00 pm at the Sanford Pentagon. "We are excited to welcome Nevada back to the Development League in his role as head coach of the Skyforce," said Skyforce General Manager Adam Simon. "His passion for coaching and his history of developing players make him a great additi... Full Story

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