Sun Route Sky 104-80, Game of Strength 5 in the Semi-Final Series

UNCASSVILLE, Connecticut (AP) – With their season on the line, Alyssa Thomas and the Connecticut Sun took him straight to Chicago and forced the deciding 5 game in the WNBA semifinal series against Heaven.

DeWanna Bonner and Courtney Williams each scored 19 points to help Sun defeat Sky 104-80 on Tuesday night. Thomas added 17 points for Connecticut, who will travel to second-seeded Sky for the winner-takes-all match Thursday night.

“Some games like tonight we feel good, and the basket looks a little bigger. Tonight we just did some fireworks,” Williams said. “Any team that goes out and puts the ball in the basket is the winner.”

It is the second playoff in a row for each team that has run a distance. Chicago and Connecticut both had to go through Game Three of the opening round to win and win to reach the semi-finals due to the new format that saw the top-ranked team host the first two of their top three matches. Designation.

“It’s going to be about who plays better for two hours,” Connecticut coach Kurt Miller said. “We have won some tough road matches. We have a team that is resilient and tenacious and that is the kind of toughness you need to win on the road in a big game.”

Miller was saying throughout the entire series that his team would have to make the game “messy” to beat the sky. Getting into a high-score match won’t help the Sun.

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