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Postgame Notes: Sky 100, Liberty 62

August 20, 2022 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - New York Liberty News Release


LIBERTY 62 | SKY 100

(1-1) (1-1)

August 20, 2022

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FINAL

LIBERTY 10 18 16 18 62

SKY 31 21 31 17 100

GAME LEADERS NEW YORK CHICAGO

POINTS Han, Onyenwere (10) Copper (20)

REBOUNDS Han, Ionescu (5) Parker (12)

ASSISTS Dolson, Ionescu, Laney, Whitcomb (3) Quigley (8)

TEAM NOTABLES

On Saturday, the New York Liberty (1-1) fell to the Chicago Sky (1-1), 100-62, in the second game of their best-of-three First Round series in the 2022 WNBA Playoffs.

At Wintrust Arena, the Liberty finished on 33.3% (20-60) shooting from the field, 15% (3-20) from three, and 90.5% (19-21) at the free throw line.

Up Next: The New York Liberty will host the Chicago Sky in a decisive, win-or-go-home Game Three on Tuesday, August 23. Tip-off time is TBD.

As a reminder, if you're interested in covering the game in person, please fill out the credential form here. Confirmation emails will be sent at 5 p.m. ET on Monday, August 22.

KEY RUNS

Q1: Chicago went on an 18-6 run from the 9:41 mark of the first to the 4:43 mark of the quarter. Chicago later went on a 29-9 run from the 3:28 mark of the first to the 4:26 mark of the second quarter.

Q2: New York went on a 9-2 run from the 2:43 mark of the second to the 0:33.1 mark of the quarter.

Q3: Chicago went on a 12-2 run from the 4:48 mark of the third to the 2:33 mark of the quarter.

Q4: Chicago went on an 8-0 run from the 5:28 mark of the fourth to the 4:15 mark of the quarter.

PLAYER NOTABLES

Two Liberty players scored in double figures in tonight's game (Han, Onyenwere).

Han Xu finished with 10 points on 42.9% (3-7) shooting from the field, including a perfect 100% (1-1) from deep, five rebounds, and a block.

Michaela Onyenwere added 10 points and two rebounds in 16:43 minutes off the bench.

Sabrina Ionescu finished with seven points on 60% (3-5) shooting from the floor, including 50% (1-2) shooting from deep, five rebounds, and three assists in 22:33 minutes.

For Chicago, Courtney Vandersloot finished with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Candace Parker added 12 points and 12 rebounds.


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