The Sky’s WNBA championship with Candace Parker feels too good to be true

CHICAGO — The elevator pitch for Candace Parker’s decision to sign with the Chicago Sky as a free agent had so much promise from the start. The Sky were seen as a team on the rise with the league’s best point guard, an all-time great shooter on the wing, and a head coach on the cutting edge of offensive innovation. All they were missing was one big piece. Enter Parker, the hometown hero and living legend, ready to impart the wisdom learned over two decades in the spotlight to restore glory to Chicago basketball and do it in front of the people who raised her in the game.


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