Chicago ties franchise record with 24 regular-season wins

CHICAGO (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 19 points, Allie Quigley added 18 points and the Chicago Sky beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 93-83 on Friday night.

Chicago (24-8) tied a franchise record for most regular-season wins, last done by the 2013 team. The Sky have a two-game lead over second-place Las Vegas with four games to play. Chicago plays at Las Vegas on Thursday.

Rebekah Gardner and Azura Stevens each added 11 points for Chicago (24-8). Stevens also had six rebounds and five blocks. Emma Meesseman and Courtney Vandersloot each scored 10 points, and Candace Parker added nine.

Chicago dominated the first half, taking a 55-34 lead into the intermission.

Myisha Hines-Allen, who was in the starting lineup with Elena Delle Donne out on a rest day, scored 21 points to lead Washington (20-13). Shakira Austin added 17 points and Evina Westbrook scored 10.

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