Clutch shot after clutch shot down the stretch in Sport 2 of the WNBA Finals between the Phoenix Mercury and Chicago Sky made for must-see basketball.
When it appeared just like the Mercury had capped off their comeback, Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot banked in a clutch layup that pressured extra time. Within the additional interval, nevertheless, the Mercury ensured they took care of issues the second time round.
Their beginning guard Skylar Diggins-Smith had the eventual game-winner.
The 91-86 victory for the Mercury helps them tie up the sequence 1-1.
Brittney Griner dominated, tying her playoff career-high with a game-high 29 factors on 12-of-19 capturing from the sector. Diana Taurasi, just lately topped the WNBA’s GOAT, scored 18 of her 20 factors within the second half, whereas Diggins-Smith, on prime of the game-winner, recorded a close to triple-double with 13 factors, 12 assists and 7 rebounds.
The back-and-forth motion had Twitter buzzing, grabbing the eyeballs of WNBA and NBA gamers – previous and current.