wnba roundup | Tuesday’s games
Sky 87, Dream 83
Diamond DeShields led five Chicago starters in double figures with 17 points, helping the Sky beat the Atlanta Dream. Courtney Vandersloot went 1 of 2 from the line with 17.9 seconds left to give Chicago an 85-83 lead. Tiffany Hayes had a contested layup roll off at the other end and Cheyenne Parker made 1 of 2 free throws before Astou Ndour grabbed an offensive rebound and added a free throw. Allie Quigley scored 16 points and Vandersloot had 14 points and 10 assists for Chicago (16-11). Ndour also scored 14. Hayes led Atlanta (5-22) with 27 points.
Liberty 82, Fever 76
Tina Charles had 23 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks to help the New York Liberty beat the Indiana Fever. Charles moved into sixth on the WNBA’s career list for field goals made and 15th for blocks. Kia Nurse finished with 20 points and Bria Hartley scored 16 for New York (9-18). Rookie Teaira McCowan scored a season-high 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Indiana (9-18). Erica Wheeler had five assists to set the Fever’s single-season record, passing Tamika Catchings’ mark of 143 in 2005.