Courtney Vandersloot was so laser-focused on securing Recreation 1 of the best-of-five semifinals that she didn’t even understand she had etched her title within the WNBA playoff report books, proper subsequent to Corridor of Famer Sheryl Swoopes.
Vandersloot posted the second-ever playoff triple-double final night time within the Chicago Sky’s double time beyond regulation thriller, dropping 12 factors, 10 rebounds and 18 assists within the workforce’s win over the Connecticut Solar, 101-95. Swoopes, who recorded the primary post-season triple-double in ’05, is joined by Vandersloot as the one two girls to perform such a feat.
Her 18 assists matched her personal single-game report whereas setting a brand new WNBA playoff report. She additionally completed with team-high 4 steals and two blocks.
After the sport, Vandersloot stood in entrance of the scorers desk in absolute disarray as ESPN’s Holly Rowe broke the information of her record-setting night time.
“Oh my god, I had no thought I had a triple-double.”
— ESPN (@espn) September 29, 2021
Courtney Vandersloot has dime badge on lock😮💨
— Paige Bueckers (@paigebueckers1) September 29, 2021