The Chicago Sky was down by as many as 20 points in this game. But a 30-13 fourth quarter run, plus an Elena Delle Donne game winning shot with 8 seconds left gave the Sky an 81-80 lead, which they held onto the rest of the way.
SKY ADVANCE TO EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS!!!! @De11eDonne hit the game winner with 16.2 remaining #THISISOURMOMENT pic.twitter.com/dRGcdl2xdM— CHICAGO SKY (@wnbachicagosky) August 27, 2014
That was a typo on the Sky's part, but no one's gonna blame the person who controls that account. Delle Donne also made another basket with 16.2 remaining too.
With the series win, Chicago is now headed to its first Eastern Conference Finals and will play against the Indiana Fever
Elena Delle Donne hit the game winning shot in Game 3 of the Chicago Sky's playoff series against the Atlanta Dream. This completed a HUUUUUGE comeback.
OH MY GOD!
UPDATE: The Sky deleted the original tweet we embedded. But I like the in-the-moment feel! Anyway, here's another tweet to show the organization's exhilaration:
We'll try to explain what it feels like... #THISISOURMOMENT pic.twitter.com/z1ou6UfeON— CHICAGO SKY (@wnbachicagosky) August 27, 2014