INDIANAPOLIS — Emma Meesseman scored 20 points, Candace Parker had 12 points, nine rebounds and five assists and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 93-84 on Thursday night to secure home court for the Commissioner’s Cup game.
The Sky (16-6) will host the Las Vegas Aces on July 26 for the Commissioner’s Cup.
Julie Allemand beat the third-quarter buzzer with a long 3-pointer to extend the Sky’s lead to 77-57. The Fever scored 18 of the opening 27 points of the fourth, but the Sky held on in their last game before the All-Star break.
The All-Star Game is at noon Sunday at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.
Azura Stevens scored 16 points and Allie Quigley added 13 for the Sky, while Courtney Vandersloot had seven points and six assists.
Kelsey Mitchell scored 27 points and rookie NaLyssa Smith had her sixth double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Fever (5-19).
Tiffany Mitchell added 15 points, Victoria Vivians was held scoreless on 0-of-9 shooting and Danielle Robinson was 1 of 10 for four points.
The Fever made just one their first of 10 shots through four-plus minutes. Smith scored the Fever’s opening 10 points.