Kahleah Copper scored 20 of her game-high 22 factors within the first half and the Chicago Sky dominated the Phoenix Mercury 86-50 in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday. With the win the Sky moved to inside one win of their first WNBA championship.
Candace Parker had 13 factors, 4 rebounds and three assists, and Courtney Vandersloot added 10 assists for the Sky, who posted the most important margin of victory ever in a WNBA Finals recreation. The Sky led 46-24 at halftime, their protection forcing the Mercury into extra turnovers (10) than subject objectives made (eight) within the first half.
Brittney Griner was the one Mercury participant to attain in double figures with 16 factors, because the Phoenix starters have been rested the vast majority of the fourth quarter. Diana Taurasi, who was fined $2,500 after making contact with an official in Game 2, struggled from the sphere, scoring simply 5 factors on 1 of 10 capturing. Game 4 of the best-of-five collection is Sunday in Chicago.
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