Astou Ndour and the ‘Salamanca’ Kahleah Copper remain one step away from the WNBA final

Lescort Kahleah copper, a player who will wear the Perfumeras Avenida shirt once the WNBA season ends, contributed 26 points, including five triples, and this Sunday cleared the path of triumph by Chicago Sky’s 86-83 over Connecticut Sun in the third game of the semifinals of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBA).

Chicago dominates the best-of-5 series 2-1 and is looking for its second place in the final, a goal that it can anticipate if it wins again next Wednesday at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.

Base Allie quigley I also stood out when scoring today 21 points, of these four triples of seven attempts. He also got 5 out of 5 right from the personnel line.

Other base, Courtney Vandersloot, dished out 13 assists, scored 7 points and grabbed 5 rebounds.

Sky’s eaves Azura Stevens and Candace Parker each generated double-doubles.Stevens finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Parker had 10 points, captured 10 balls under the hoops, gave 3 assists, recovered 2 balls and put a plug. While the Spanish Astou Ndour finished with a point after four minutes on the court.

Mercury 87-60 Aces

The eaves Brianna turner emerged as the surprise leader of the Phoenix mercury in the third match of the WNBA semifinals they won by beating 87-60 to Las Vegas Aces and they were placed with the advantage of 2-1 in the series that they dispute to the best of five.

The Mercurys have the stars as they are the Hispanic escort Diana Taurasi, powerhouse Brittney Griner and point guard Skylar Diggins-Smith, that each of them can decide the fate of a match, but this time the Phoenix team showed that they are much more than three individuals.

Turner shone with a double-double of 23 points and 17 rebounds, while Las Vegas focused on stopping Taurasi, which led the Mercury to surprise the visiting team with a victory that places them at the gates of the WNBA Finals, if on Wednesday they win the fourth game to be played in the Footprint Center, Phoenix.

The Mercurys got off to another fast start and never gave up in what was their second straight victory for the Mercury, which they had all the support of the players of the Phoenix Suns, NBA runners-up, who were in the front row of the Desert Financial Arena, in Tempe (Arizona), where the game was played.

Turner was the catalyst on both ends of the floor, scoring 9 of 14 shots from the field while frustrating Aces star forward A’Ja Wilson on defense.

Griner did his part, finishing with a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds. Taurasi couldn’t bring the shots down after 37 points in Game 2, his best mark in the playoffs, but he had six assists and four rebounds, which also helped his team’s cause.