Chicago Sky

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Chicago Sky
2020 Chicago Sky season
FoundedFebruary 8, 2005; 16 years ago (2005-02-08)[1]
HistoryChicago Sky
ArenaWintrust Arena[2][3]
LocationChicago, Illinois
Team colorsSky blue, radiant yellow, black, white[4][5][6]
General managerJames Wade
Head coachJames Wade
Assistant(s)Carla Morrow
Bridget Pettis
OwnershipMichael J. Alter
Margaret Stender, Michelle Williams, Mathew Knowles
Conference titles1 (2014)

The Chicago Sky are an American professional basketball team in Chicago. They play in the Eastern Conference of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). It was founded before the 2006 season began. It is owned by Michael J. Alter (principal owner) and Margaret Stender (minority owner). The team was very successful from 2013 to 2016, making four playoff appearances and playing in the 2014 WNBA Finals.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sky Timeline". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Archived from the original on November 28, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. NBA Media Ventures, LLC (February 2, 2018). "Mayor Emanuel Joins Chicago Sky to Announce Team’s Move to Wintrust Arena". Press release. Retrieved May 25, 2018. 
  3. Ecker, Danny (October 22, 2017). "Chicago Sky moving to new McCormick Place arena". Crain's Chicago Business. Retrieved May 25, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Chicago Sky Unveil New Logo". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. November 7, 2018. Retrieved November 27, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Sky Logistics" (PDF). 2017 Chicago Sky Media Guide. WNBA Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "Chicago Sky Reproduction Guideline Sheet". WNBA Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved April 14, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)