7:30 P.M. at Chicago • Allstate Arena • No TV, 106.1 FM
Lynx update: The Lynx have won three straight games and now have the best record (8-2) in the WNBA, a half-game ahead of Tulsa in the West. The past two victories have been the Lynx’s most complete of the season, coming by 15 and 25 points. F Maya Moore is coming off a 10-for-14 performance against Seattle last Friday. G Lindsay Whalen has averaged 17.7 points and 4.3 assists in the past three games. This game will mark the debut of G Anna Cruz, acquired by the Lynx in a draft-day trade with New York. The Lynx are first in the league in field-goal percentage (46.7) and second in FG defense (39.7).
Sky update: Chicago ended a two-game losing streak with a comeback victory at Connecticut last Thursday, led by G Allie Quigley’s 19 points. She made a go-ahead free throw with 15.4 seconds left. Star F Elena Delle Donne was held to a season-low 12 points. Delle Donne leads the league in scoring (27.2) and is second in rebounds (9.9) and blocks (2.3). She has scored 25 or more in eight games, fueling a Chicago offense first in the league in scoring (84.6). G Cappie Pondexter (16.3) is second on the team in scoring. The Sky is 6-5 but has played a league-low three home games (2-1).KENT YOUNGBLOOD