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Read all about the Chicago Sky. This WNBA team plays in Chi town. Discover their players, records, opportunities, and more. Get in-depth analysis regarding their offense and defense.

10 Takeaways from All on the Table

10 Takeaways from All on the Table

February 17, 2022

The Athletes Unlimited basketball league has partnered with an All-Star list of content creators to document the inaugural season’s action, including HighlightHER’s Arielle Chambers. Together they’ve launched “All on the Table” – a long-form YouTube series featuring candid discussions about players’ experiences in sports and life. You can subscribe here. In the first episode, Ari is joined by pro hoopers

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Demystifying Women’s 3×3 Basketball Rules with Stefanie Dolson

Demystifying Women’s 3×3 Basketball Rules with Stefanie Dolson

February 13, 2022

Women’s 3×3 basketball made its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020. Originally started as street basketball in USA in the late 1980s, the game, at its core, is a condensed form of traditional full-court basketball. The game is fast and furious due to its different 3×3 basketball rules which cap the score at 21, provide very few

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How to Sleep Before a Big Basketball Game

How to Sleep Before a Big Basketball Game

February 6, 2022

What if you could improve your game with something that’s free, comfortable, and requires no sweating!? NBA Champion and Los Angeles Lakers guard LeBron James already knows this one simple secret: “Sleep is the most important thing when it comes to recovery.” he said. So today, we’ll explore the impacts of sleep for basketball. As

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Candace Parker Producing Documentary: 37 Words: A Title IX Story

Candace Parker Producing Documentary: 37 Words: A Title IX Story

January 26, 2022

An Adidas signature shoe, the cover of NBA2K, and her own official day in Chicago (September 16th)—Candace Parker has more than arrived. But she’s not done yet. In April 2022, the two-time NCAA and WNBA champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist, has something new in store for us. Candace Parker’s Title IX Documentary, 37 Words: A Title

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Candace Parker’s TED Talk: Be Limitless

Candace Parker’s TED Talk: Be Limitless

November 8, 2021

It’s fitting that this year Candace Parker played in a new WNBA jersey designed with shattered lines and a cool blue hue. It was a reminder to all to shatter ceilings, and that nothing can stop a team born from the heart of the Windy City. In November, Candace Parker gave her first TED Talk,

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Elena Delle Donne WNBA Wonder Woman

Elena Delle Donne WNBA Wonder Woman

September 5, 2021

The only WNBA player to win MVP with more than one franchise, the only WNBA player to have a 50-40-90 season, and a member of The W25, actually quit basketball her freshman year of college. However, by the time 2013 came around, Elena Delle Donne had joined the Chicago Sky after being picked second in

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The Art of 3-Pointer Basketball in the WNBA

The Art of 3-Pointer Basketball in the WNBA

August 29, 2021

Few rule changes in sports, at least in recent memory, changed the way a game is played as much as the introduction of the 3-point line changed basketball. Imagine soccer adding half a point for goals from outside the box, or the NFL adding squares in the end zone where a touchdown is nine points

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Overseas Women’s Basketball Salary

Overseas Women’s Basketball Salary

August 25, 2021

Did you know about 67% of rostered WNBA players spent time playing abroad in 2019?Four years later, in 2022, the number has remained fairly consistent: 60% of WNBA players join women’s professional basketball overseas. The main reason players hoop during the offseason is to continue to earn more money to complement their WNBA salary. And

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What’s a Triple Double in Basketball?

What’s a Triple Double in Basketball?

August 12, 2021

A triple double is even better than a double double. It means a hooper has notched 10 or more in yet another statistical category – three total! So today we’ll take a look at what’s a triple double in basketball and the statistical categories that contribute. We’ll reveal how rare the accomplishment is in both

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What is a Carry in Basketball?

What is a Carry in Basketball?

August 4, 2021

What is a carry in basketball? A carry is a type of illegal dribble where the hooper basically picks up the ball mid-dribble without meaning to, by slipping their hand fully under the ball, and then continues dribbling. It happens when the player moves their hand fully under the ball with their palm up (imagine

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Allie Quigley Highlights Ranked: Top 10 of All Time

Allie Quigley Highlights Ranked: Top 10 of All Time

March 1, 2021

Today we’re celebrating one of the most dynamic three-point shooters in the league, with the top ten Allie Quigley highlights ranked. Allie Quigley is a Chicago legend and a three-time WNBA All-Star, with a storied career already spanning twelve years. She’s averaged 10.7 points per game over her career and has a 39.2% three-point field

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Candace Parker & Adidas: The Shoe Journey

Candace Parker & Adidas: The Shoe Journey

February 25, 2021

Candace Parker didn’t choose the three-striped life of Adidas. It chose her and drew her in. Adidas has been part of Candace Parker’s basketball life way before both the 2016 title and WNBA Finals MVP she won with the Los Angeles Sparks. Way before the league MVPs in 2008-her rookie season nonetheless and 2013 respectfully.

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Diamond DeShields’ WNBA Sky-High Potential

Diamond DeShields’ WNBA Sky-High Potential

January 18, 2021

Diamond DeShields, despite just three years as a pro, is a WNBA household name. Her game epitomizes everything that makes basketball fun: game-breaking athleticism, high energy playmaking, and an unfiltered love for the sport. She perfectly complements the Chicago Sky’s fast-paced style of play.  There’s no ceiling to Diamond’s confidence. On the court, she’s always

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WNBA Ticket Prices: Everything You Need to Know

WNBA Ticket Prices: Everything You Need to Know

January 9, 2021

WNBA ticket prices reveal a lot about the league we love. Despite all of the “nobody” cares about the WNBA talk, there are plenty of people who attend games. And who are willing to pay up to do so.  Already in 2017, the WNBA registered a total attendance of 1,574,078 fans. That was also a

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The 10 Greatest Chicago Sky Players of All Time

The 10 Greatest Chicago Sky Players of All Time

December 6, 2020

When it comes to the Chicago Sky’s best players of all time, it’s really hard to pick. And that’s a good thing, because it means in the WNBA team the Chicago Sky’s 15 years of history, they’ve had some incredible players represent Skytown. We’re talking three-point contest winners, assists leaders, all-stars, and top draft picks

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WNBA Teams: How Many WNBA Teams Are There?

WNBA Teams: How Many WNBA Teams Are There?

December 2, 2020

Have you ever wondered how many WNBA teams there are? Well boy do we have an answer for you. Today we’ve prepared a comprehensive WNBA team guide that covers everything from the number of players to how many teams make the playoffs. We’ll reveal the Eastern and Western conference WNBA teams currently in the league.

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The 20 Greatest Chicago Sky Highlights of All Time

The 20 Greatest Chicago Sky Highlights of All Time

November 29, 2020

Chicago Sky highlights display some of the best basketball on the planet. With more than ten years of history under their belt, the team is now a WNBA institution and regularly puts on dazzling performances. While it may feel like the Chicago Sky have been a part of the WNBA since day one, that’s surprisingly

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Courtney Vandersloot WNBA Dime Queen

Courtney Vandersloot WNBA Dime Queen

November 14, 2020

Courtney Vandersloot, WNBA point guard for the Chicago Sky, is an assist assassin. The astounding play maker led the league in assists the past five seasons. She holds the all-time WNBA records for most assists in a season (300) and highest assists-per-game in a season (10). Also she broke the league record for assists in a

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UConn Players in the WNBA: The All-Time Greats

UConn Players in the WNBA: The All-Time Greats

October 1, 2020

It comes as no surprise that 136 out of the 144 players on the 2020 WNBA roster competed in Division I women’s college basketball. But there’s one college that sends far more athletes into the league, than any other. And that school is UConn. UConn women’s basketball is one of the most successful dynasties in NCAA history. It’s a

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Candace Parker WNBA Career: NBA 2K Cover Queen

Candace Parker WNBA Career: NBA 2K Cover Queen

September 23, 2020

Candace Parker and basketball — name a better duo. The accomplishments abound: a former #1 overall pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft, a Rookie of the Year, a two-time league MVP, a WNBA champion, a Finals MVP, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, the first woman on an NBA2K cover, and hitting 5,500 career points this

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