Social media shows love for Candace Parker and Sky as they defeat Mercury to win first-ever WNBA title
Here's how the sports world reacted as the Windy City celebrated its first professional hoops title since 1998.
Hometown heroes Candace Parker and Allie Quigley came through big time to help Chicago win its first WNBA championship with a 80-74 victory over the Phoenix Mercury. Kahleah Copper was named WNBA Finals MVP.
Chicago won its first WNBA championship, beating Phoenix 3-1 in the WNBA Finals.
— Candace Parker returned home to bring Chicago a championship. She did just that, leading the Sky to the franchise’s first title.
As Chicago celebrates its WNBA title, many questions already linger for the offseason, including possible retirements and player movement in free agency.
Diana Taurasi hopes to at least finish her current contract, which runs through 2022. But she will take the offseason to decide whether to retire.
Points Per Game82.1
Rebounds Per Game36.2
Assists Per Game19.7