Chicago Sky All-Time Starting Five

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The Chicago Sky was founded in 2006 and made the WNBA Finals in 2014. Chicago had success from 2013 to 2016. After a couple of down years, the Sky are back winning games and making playoff appearances. James Wade leads the Chicago Sky franchise as general manager and head coach.

Center Sylvia Fowles

Sylvia Fowles was drafted second overall by the Sky in the 2008 WNBA Draft. In her seven years with Chicago, Fowles produced as an inside scorer, great rebounder, and an outstanding rim protector. In 2010, the former Sky player led the WNBA in blocks with 2.6 blocks per game. Fowles made three All-Star teams and four All-WNBA Defensive Teams while with the Sky. Before moving on to the Minnesota Lynx, Fowles averaged 15.7 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks per game in her seven seasons with Chicago.

Power Forward Elena Delle Donne

Before leading the Washington Mystics to a WNBA Championship, Elena Delle Donne was a member of the Chicago Sky. She was drafted second overall in the 2013 WNBA Draft and won Rookie of the Year in her first WNBA season by averaging 18.1 points per game. Delle Donne in 2014 helped the SKy advance to the WNBA Finals, but the loss to the Phoenix Mercury. In 2015 Delle Donne led the WNBA in scoring (23.4) and took her first WNBA MVP award. She received 38 out of 39 first-place votes to take home the trophy. In four seasons with Chicago, Delle Donne averaged 20.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. She was a great all-around player for the Sky; it sucks the Sky traded her away.

Small Forward Candice Dupree

Candice Dupree started playing with the Chicago Sky when she was drafted sixth in the 2006 WNBA Draft. As a rookie, Dupree made the Eastern Conference All-Star team. She made the All-Star team three times as a member of the Sky. Dupree is a good rebounder; she finished second in total rebounds in 2009 with 268 rebounds. In her time with Chicago, she averaged 15,5 points and 7.2 rebounds per game.

Shooting Guard Allie Quigley

Allie Quigley took a year off from the WNBA before signing with the Sky in 2013. In 2014 Quigley won Sixth Women of Year, averaging 11.2 points per game. She also won the same around the next season in 2015. After coming off the bench for Chicago in her first four years, in 2017, Quigley was inserted into the starting lineup. As a starter, Quigley made her first of three straight All-Star Game appearances. The shooting guard is known for her outside shooting ability; she won three straight three-point shooting contests at WNBA All-Star Weekend.

Point Guard Courtney Vandersloot

Courtney Vandersloot is a two-time All-Star and has a high basketball IQ. Vandersloot is floor general on the court and has led the in assist in 2014, 2017, 2019, and is on pace to lead again in 2020. In 2018, the point guard broke the WNBA single-season assist record with 258 assists and this season broke the record for assists in-game with 18. Vandersloot is a mainstay first point guard but can also score when needed; she is a mainstay in the Sky’s franchise.

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