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Courtney Vandersloot takes home WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

2 years agoKarli Bell

For the seventh time in her career, Courtney Vandersloot was named the WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week. She is the second consecutive Sky player to receive this award this season after Kahleah Copper earned the honor the week of June 21st.

Chicago went 3-0 on the week – including two games on the road – and made history in the process. On Tuesday, the Sky came back from the largest deficit (28 points) in WNBA history to beat Las Vegas, 104-95. Vandersloot put up a season-high 25 points against the Aces.

In the Sky’s win over the Sparks on Thursday, Vandersloot put up a game-high 18 points and 6 assists. To wrap things up in the Sky’s home game against the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday, she knocked down the buzzer-beater 3-pointer to make it three straight wins, 88-85. 

She averaged 19.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game over the three-game span.

Vandersloot and the Sky continue their three-game home stand against the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday, June 29. Tip time is set for 11 a.m. on Marquee Sports Network. On Saturday, they welcome in the Phoenix Mercury for a 12 p.m. tip time on ESPN.

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