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ROSEMONT, Ill. James Conner Steelers Jersey . -- Chicago Sky rookie Imani Boyette didnt want to continue playing poorly in the WNBA semifinals.The 6-foot-7 center averaged three points and 4.5 rebounds in two double-digits losses to the Los Angeles Sparks. Boyette played better -- much better, scoring all 13 of her points after halftime and grabbing 11 rebounds as the Sky held off the Sparks 70-66 on Sunday to force a Game 4.I hadnt shown up in the series yet -- the lights have been kind of bright, Boyette said. Ive been guarding two of the best players, so I was very much a rookie this series. My teammates have done a really good job of encouraging me and staying on me.Boyette scored seven points in the third quarter as the Sky turned a nine-point deficit into a two-point lead going into the final quarter.Shes a body down there, so she cant go ignored, league MVP Nneka Ogwumike said. We werent prepared for that.Courtney Vandersloot added 17 points and Clarissa Dos Santos had 10 for the fourth-seeded Sky, who have been playing without leading scorer and rebounder Elena Delle Donne. The 2015 league MVP underwent right thumb surgery on Sept. 13.We were confident going into this game because we knew they hadnt seen our best yet, Vandersloot said.Ogwumike had 16 of her 22 points in the first half and Kristi Toliver added 13 for the second-seeded Sparks, who won the first two games of the series at home by double digits.The Sparks made 6 of their 33 shots beyond the arc.Their zone affected us. We didnt adjust, two-time MVP Candace Parker said.Parker shot 3 for 14 from the field for nine points but grabbed 15 rebounds. She averaged 25 points in the other two games. League sixth woman of the year Jantel Lavender finished with six points for the Sparks.Defending champion and top-seeded Minnesota has a 2-0 lead over Phoenix in the other semifinal series, with Game 3 later Sunday.Toliver hit a 3 for a two-point Sparks lead with 1:30 left, but Boyette made two layups and Vandersloot hit a jumper for a four-point lead. Ogwumike missed a 3 with 8 seconds left, and Vandersloot made two free throws to seal it.The Sky opened the third quarter with a 17-6 run to take the lead. Ogwumike and Parker were scoreless in the third, when the Sky outscored Los Angeles 19-8.Our defensive intensity, we were able to stop them a little bit in the second half, Vandersloot said. They scored eight points in the third quarter, and thats unheard for a team that skilled and that many offensive threats.The Sparks led by 15 in the first half, but the Sky scored the final six points of the second quarter to pull within nine.We got up by a lot, and we got a little frazzled, Ogwumike said.Los Angeles won 95-75 and 99-84 in the other games.They were extremely hungry to win, Sparks coach Brian Agler said. We were like that in LA, but not quite like that here.TIP-INSSparks co-owner Magic Johnson was in attendance. ... The Sparks scored at least 93 points in four of their previous five meetings with Chicago. ... During the regular season, Los Angeles led the WNBA with a 48.7 percent field goal percentage, while the Sky topped the league in scoring at 86.2 points.STILL OUTDelle Donne has missed nine straight games. She averaged 21.5 points to share the league scoring title with New Yorks Tina Charles.UP NEXTGame 4 is in Chicago on Tuesday night T. J. Watt Youth Jersey . Robredo, ranked No. 16, bounced back from an upset loss to Leonardo Mayer in the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile last week to down Carreno Busta in 1 hour, 25 minutes. On a day filled mostly with qualifying matches, fifth-seeded Marcel Granollers of Spain also entered the second with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, while Guido Pella of Argentina defeated Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-4 to advance. JuJu Smith-Schuster Womens Jersey . -- PGA TOUR Canada member Steve Saunders took a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Web.http:///...ter-Steelers-Jersey/ . -- The Missouri Tigers might not have a roster full of superstars. SALT LAKE CITY -- Ben Simmons showed why he was the No. 1 overall pick by the downtrodden Philadelphia 76ers during his first two games in the Utah Jazz Summer League. It was also clear the former LSU star has plenty of room to grow.Simmons enters the NBA with elite-level vision and passing ability already. The 6-foot-10, 240-pound Simmons also has the ball-handling skills of a point guard, which gives him the ability to grab a rebound, push the ball and make plays in transition. There were several highlight-worthy passes during the week, but his best play may have come Thursday against the Jazz.Simmons grabbed a rebound and immediately took off. He spun around a defender before reaching half court, then crossed over between two more Jazz players as he dribbled into the front court. Simmons finished the play with a bullet pass between another pair of defenders for a Richaun Holmes layup attempt. Few players with that size have that combination of athleticism with that skill-set.He finds great joy in getting guys shots, 76ers coach Brett Brown said. He just finds awesome joy and enthusiasm in sharing the basketball and that becomes contagious.Comparisons to Magic Johnson and LeBron James are unfair, but the passing ability is reminiscent. Teammates had to learn to play with Johnson and James -- to be ready to catch and finish passes despite a seemingly closed passing lane. The 76ers will have to do the same.Theyre finding ways to figure out how to play with him, 76ers Summer League coach Billy Lange said.Simmons had six points, seven rebounds and six assists in an 86-75 victory over the Jazz on Thursday. In a 102-94 loss to the Celtics on Monday, he had 10 points, eight rebounds and five assists before leaving the game with crampss in both calves. JuJu Smith-Schuster Steelers Jersey. Several assists were left on the table between the two games as teammates failed to capitalize.Simmons also improved defensively from the first to second game.I let the game come to me, Simmons said Thursday night. Obviously, I threw a lot of assists. That was what they were giving me and I took it.The biggest knock on Simmons coming out of college was his lack of a consistent jump shot. The reason for the criticism was apparent in his first two games.Simmons made just four of 17 attempts in Salt Lake City and defenders will play off until he proves he can make a midrange jumper. At one point, Jazz center Tibor Pleiss guarded Simmons and the Jazz bench could be heard yelling for Pleiss to back up. Simmons then pulled up and missed a wide-open jump shot.Simmons can also get lost on the offensive end without the ball in his hands. He tended to drift and watch the play when not in control of the offense.Anticipation is high for Saturday when the 76ers face the Los Angeles Lakers and No. 2 overall pick Brandon Ingram in the Las Vegas phase of the Summer League. Some believed Ingrams well-developed scoring ability and 3-point range merited the No. 1 pick.Simmons said he doesnt compare himself to other rookies and is focused on players like James and Kevin Durant instead. But he understands the attention that comes with being a heralded rookie.I know a lot of people will be coming for me because I got that No. 1 spot, Simmons said. Its always been like that for me since high school. Everyone has always wanted to go at me and have that shot. Its fun. I love getting the challenge. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '