May 31, 2022 

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Chicago Sky prove plenty in loss to Las Vegas Aces

The first five games of the season the Sky who really weren't pushing the pace which is abnormal for James Wade lead team

It’s time for another episode of the Locked on Women’s Basketball podcast. This one features host Howard Megdal and Chicago Sky beat reporter James Kay. The fellas talk about Chicago’s loss to the Las Vegas Aces and James having a moment with coach James Wade at the press conference.

Here is more about the fun moment the two had:

“You know, it’s so funny with that interaction, because I’m actually probably one of the few people that went into that game saying, I’m not really sure about the Las Vegas aces and those who didn’t hear the interaction between me and James Wade, I referred to the Aces as one of the best teams in the league.”

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James talks about how the Chicago Sky have done so far this season:

“So over the last few games, I should say the first five games of the season, the Sky who really weren’t pushing the pace, which is abnormal for James Wade, lead team. He’s someone that really does like to have his teams take advantage of early offense and getting out in the break. And we weren’t seeing that at the top of the season. And that’s largely due to Kahleah Copper not being on this team from the onset. The Chicago Sky really going with a three headed monster in the frontcourt with Emma Meesseman, Azurá Stevens and Candace Parker.

That wasn’t a team that really was going to get out in the break as much as because they were just a little bit slower than when you add someone like Kahleah Copper who was second in fast break points per game last year.”

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