ROSEMONT, Ill. — Elena Delle Donne scored 21 of her 27 points in the second half, Allie Quigley added a season-high 23 and the Sky beat the Atlanta Dream, 97-92, on Tuesday night in the teams' final game before the All-Star break.
The duo hit two 3-pointers during the Sky's 10-3 fourth-quarter run for an 83-73 lead — its largest of the game. Atlanta pulled within five points five times in the final two minutes, but the Sky had an answer after each basket.
Courtney Vandersloot added 19 points, and Cappie Pondexter had 12 for the Sky (11-6).
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Delle Donne made her first field goal with 56.8 seconds remaining before halftime. She finished 9-for-18 from the field and had eight rebounds and four blocks.
Matee Ajavon led Atlanta (7-10) with 21 points. Tiffany Hayes scored 19 points on 7-for-10 shooting before fouling out with 5:45 left in the fourth. Angel McCoughtry also battled foul trouble and had 14 to put her over 4,000 career points.