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Dallas Wings overcome Chicago Sky in tight game

Skylar Diggins-Smith had 26 points, Kaela Davis added a career-high 23 and the Dallas Wings overcame an 11-point deficit to beat the Chicago Sky 112-106 in double overtime Sunday.

Karima Christmas-Kelly scored 17 points, Glory Johnson had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Kayla Thornton added 11 points—all in the fourth quarter and overtime—for Dallas (10-11).

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Chicago’s Stephanie Dolson made a layup to tie it with 2:34 to play, but Davis and Theresa Plaisance made layups and Diggins-Smith hit two free-throws as the Sky went scoreless down the stretch.

Dolson had a career-high 26 points and 10 rebounds, Jessica Breland scored a season-high 23 points and Allie Quigley added 22 for Chicago (6-13). Courtney Vandersloot had 10 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds and a career-best tying five steals.

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Dallas took their first lead when Glory Johnson’s putback made it 81-80 with 2:34 left in regulation and Thornton’s offensive rebound and layup with three seconds to go forced overtime. Diggins-Smith hit a contested three to tie it with 2.3 seconds left in overtime.

Chicago had their three-game win streak snapped.

By WNBA News

First appeared on WNBA.com