Final 1 2 3 4 Tot
Chicago Sky 20 21 20 30 91
New York Liberty 12 22 22 27 83
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 PM CT22:00 , June 19, 2019
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York  Attendance: 1,585

Sky-Liberty Preview

It's been nearly three years since the Chicago Sky won four straight games.

They'll have a chance to do it again Wednesday night while visiting a New York Liberty squad that's turned things around after a rough start to their 2019 campaign.

Entering play this week, Chicago (4-2) had the second-best record in the WNBA - somewhat impressive considering the Sky have missed the playoffs each of the last two seasons and were routed 89-71 at Minnesota to open 2019.

Allie Quigley scored 18 points and Cheyenne Parker added 14 with 10 rebounds as the Sky beat Indiana 70-64 on Saturday night for their first road win of the season.

"We were up for the challenge," first-year coach and general manager James Wade told the Sky's official website. "I'm just happy we were able to get away with a win."

After giving up an average of 90.3 points through the first three games, Chicago has yielded 70 per contest over the last three. Parker, meanwhile, has averaged 10.3 rebounds during a three-game stretch in which she's posted a double-double twice.

The Sky last won four in a row Aug. 26-Sept. 4, 2016. Chicago did get a win at New York in 2018, 103-99 on June 29, while splitting the four-game season series with the Liberty.

After a rough start, New York (3-5) has managed to halt a pair of significant losing streaks. The Liberty ended a 17-game slide with an 88-78 home win over Las Vegas on June 9. Then after the Aces rolled over them 100-65 on Friday, the Liberty bounced back to win 98-92 at Los Angeles on Saturday to end a 10-game road skid.

Amanda Zahui B hit seven 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 37 points Saturday while Kia Nurse added 26 as New York shot 47 percent en route to its third win in four games. Zahui B is averaging 11.3 points, but is reportedly slated to play for Sweden at the EuroBasket tournament later this week.

Nurse is averaging 19.8 points over a four-game stretch for New York, which will try to win three straight home contests for the first time since the 2017 season.

Liberty star Tina Charles is averaging a team-leading 17.9 points, but has totaled just 27 on 12-of-47 shooting in the last three contests. Charles averaged 23 points in the four games versus Chicago in 2018, while Quigley averaged 18 in those four against the Liberty.

Updated June 18, 2019

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