WNBA News, Notes & Lineups 8/11

Aug 11th 2023

Cooper BoniJohn Raudebaugh

Chicago Sky at New York Liberty, 8pm ET

Sky Injury Report: Isabelle Harrison (knee), Rebekah Gardner (foot) are OUT.

Sky Confirmed Lineup: Marina Mabrey, Courtney Williams, Kahleah Copper, Alanna Smith, Elizabeth Williams

Liberty Injury Report: Stefanie Dolson (ankle) is AVAILABLE. Han Xu (overseas) is OUT.

Liberty Confirmed Lineup: Courtney Vandersloot, Sabrina Ionescu, Betnijah Laney, Breanna Stewart, Jonquel Jones

The Sky have given up the second-most points (87.9) per game and a league-high 41.6 points in the paint since the All-Star break. The Liberty have been the second-highest scoring team during that time and this matchup sets up well for Jonquel Jones. She is one of three players in the league to have averaged a double-double since the break, and 59.2% of her points have come in the paint this season.

Washington Mystics at Las Vegas Aces, 10pm ET

Mystics Injury Report: Elena Delle Donne (ankle), Shakira Austin (hip), Ariel Atkins (ankle), Kristi Toliver (foot) are OUT.

Mystics Confirmed Lineup: Natasha Cloud, Brittney Sykes, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, Myisha Hines-Allen, Tianna Hawkins

Aces Injury Report: TBD

Aces Confirmed Lineup: Chelsea Gray, Kelsey Plum, Jackie Young, A'ja Wilson, Kiah Stokes

Chelsea Gray has logged a career-high 6.8 assists per game this season. Her 7.7 assists per game since the All-Star break have been the second-most league-wide. She gets a Mystics team that has allowed the most assists (21.9) per game and the highest field goal percentage (48.1%) to opponents during that span. Over the last 10 games, A'ja Wilson, Jackie Young, Alysha Clark, and Gray are all shooting at least 50.0% from the field.