Delle Donne, Pondexter score 24 apiece, Sky beats Lynx
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Elena Delle Donne had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Cappie Pondexter scored 24 and the Chicago Sky beat Minnesota 90-83 on Friday night to snap the Lynx's three-game winning streak.
Pondexter hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Sky a 79-71 lead. After two baskets by Maya Moore, Pondexter was fouled on a 3 and made all three free throws for an 82-76 lead with 2:26 remaining. Chicago made 8 of 10 free throws the rest of the way.
Jessica Breland added 11 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago (7-5), which beat Minnesota for the first time in four meetings.
Chicago started the second half on a 9-2 run, highlighted by two jumpers by Pondexter.
Moore hit three consecutive 3s as the Lynx retook the lead at 53-51,
Allie Quigley made an acrobatic alley-oop layup just before the third-quarter buzzer to give the Sky a 60-59 lead.
Moore scored 25 of her 29 points in the second half for Minnesota (8-3). She hit five 3-pointers, and had 10 rebounds and six assists.