Delle Donne scores 19 of 23 points in 2nd half to lift Sky

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Elena Delle Donne scored 19 of her 23 points in the second half and the Chicago Sky beat the San Antonio Stars 81-75 on Tuesday night to end a three-game losing streak.

Kayla McBride hit a baseline jumper to pull San Antonio to 73-71 with 1:57 left. But Imani Boyette grabbed offensive rebounds on consecutive Chicago possessions and her three-point play extended the Sky's lead to 78-73 with 1:07 left.

Cappie Pondexter added 15 points for Chicago (6-7), which is ranked No. 7 in the AP power poll. Boyette finished with 11 points and six rebounds.

Delle Donne missed her first five shots and had just four points at halftime. She finished 7 of 17 from the field and hit 9 of 10 free throws.

Rookie Moriah Jefferson scored a season-high 20 points for 12th-ranked San Antonio (2-10), which is winless on the road this season. McBride had 14 points with 10 rebounds and Monique Currie added 14 points.

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