7 p.m. at Chicago • No TV, 106.1-FM
Streaking in opposite directions
Preview: The Lynx (13-1), coming off a home 88-77 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday, are riding a four-game winning streak. They are 7-0 on the road. The Sky (3-12), playing for the first time in nine days, is coming off an 89-82 loss at San Antonio on June 30 and has a three-game losing streak. The Lynx, who beat the Sky 70-61 in the season-opener May 14, have won seven of the past nine regular-season meetings.
Players to watch: Lynx F Maya Moore, in her seventh season, scored 10 points Thursday to surpass 4,000 for her career. Lynx G Renee Montgomery, who is averaging 7.5 points per game, scored a season-high 20 on Thursday. Sky G Allie Quigley, who scored a season-high 27 points in the loss to San Antonio, leads the Sky in scoring (16.4 points per game). C Stefanie Dolson, an All-Star last year acquired from Washington in the Elena Della Donne trade, is averaging 12.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.
Numbers: Sky G Cappie Pondexter, in her 12th season, recently passed former Lynx G Katie Smith for fourth on the WNBA career scoring list. Pondexter, who has scored 6,492 points, is averaging a career-low 12 points per game.
Injuries: Sky C Alaina Coates (ankle) is out indefinitely. G Jamierra Faulkner (ACL) is out for the season.