The game witnessed an exceptional performance by Courtney Vandersloot who helped the Chicago Sky to emerge the victor in the first game of the playoff series.
Courtney Vandersloot has given one of her best performances in the history of the WNBA playoff to ensure the win of the Chicago Sky. With a total of 12 points post season, Vandersloot got her second triple-double with 10 rebounds and 18 assists, leading the Chicago Sky to emerge victorious over the Connecticut Sun with a 101-95 margin on Tuesday night. The match was the first in the best-of-five game series that is scheduled to take place between two teams.
Commenting on her performance, the coach of the Chicago Sky, James Wade described the performance of Vandersloot as one of the best performances as she dominated the game right from the start to its end. Describing the game as one of the best in the history of the playoff, Wade said that he is not exactly surprised by the exceptional performance of Vandersloot as she is known for playing exactly like this and this is what that she usually does.
Vandersloot said that she wasn’t having any idea about being close to creating history of having triple-double under her belt, Vandersloot described the feeling really special while confessing that she didn’t know about this feat until the end of the game. The contest was hailed as one of the best matches in the playoff history and the performance of Vandersloot had really made it special.