WNBA playoffs 2022: No. 7 Liberty steal Game 1 against reigning champion Sky, 98-91, in Chicago

Aug 18, 2022

The No. 7 seed New York Liberty upset the No. 2 Chicago Sky, 98-91, to take Game 1 of the first-round series at Wintrust Arena in Chicago on Wednesday. The Sky are the reigning champions after taking the title as the No. 6 seed last season.

Game 2 is Saturday back in Chicago. Tip time is noon ET. on ESPN. If the series goes to Game 3, it will go to Barclays Center in New York, giving the Liberty home-court advantage.

t's the Liberty's first playoff win since Sept. 23, 2015. They reached the playoffs last year and took the Phoenix Mercury to the final seconds, falling by one point. The 98 points is a playoff record for the franchise.

Source: Yahoo Sports