2009 Chicago Sky season

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2009 Chicago Sky season
Head Coach Steven Key
Arena UIC Pavilion
Attendance 3,933 per game
Results
Record 16–18
(.471)
Place 4th (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Did Not Qualify
Team Leaders
Points Dupree (15.7)
Rebounds Dupree (7.9)
Assists Canty (3.2)
Media
Television CN100
Chicago Sky seasons
< 2008 2010 >

The 2009 WNBA season is the 4th for the Chicago Sky of the Women's National Basketball Association. The Sky were unable to qualify for the WNBA Playoffs for the first time in franchise history.

Offseason[edit]

Dispersal Draft[edit]

Based on the Sky's 2008 record, they would pick 3rd in the Houston Comets dispersal draft. The Sky picked Mistie Williams. [1]

WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Sky's selections in the 2009 WNBA Draft.

[2]

Transactions[edit]

  • August 21: The Sky signed Mistie Bass and waived Chen Nan.
  • August 12: The Sky traded Armintie Price to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for Tamera Young.
  • June 4: The Sky waived Mistie Bass.
  • May 31: The Sky waived Jennifer Risper.
  • May 25: The Sky waived Quianna Chaney and Danielle Gant.
  • April 28: The Sky signed Chen Nan.[3]
  • January 12: The Sky signed free agent Shyra Ely.
  • January 9: The Sky re-signed free agent K.B. Sharp.
  • January 7: The Sky signed free agent Erin Thorn.
  • October 9, 2008: The Sky signed Dominique Canty and Brooke Wyckoff through the 2009 season.

[4]

Free agents[edit]

Roster[edit]

Chicago Sky roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight From
F 8 United States Bass, Mistie 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Duke
G/F 3 United States Canty, Dominique 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 162 lb (73 kg) Alabama
PF 4 United States Dupree, Candice 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 162 lb (73 kg) Temple
SF 0 United States Ely, Shyra 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Tennessee
C 34 United States Fowles, Sylvia 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) LSU
C 44 United States Mattera, Katie 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Liberty University
SG 11 United States Perkins, Jia 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 155 lb (70 kg) Texas Tech
PG 32 United States Sharp, K.B. 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 146 lb (66 kg) Cincinnati
SG 5 United States Thorn, Erin 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Brigham Young
G 7 United States Toliver, Kristi 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) 130 lb (59 kg) Maryland
F 1 United States Young, Tamera 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) James Madison University
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Athletic trainer
  • United States Nick Rubel
Strength and conditioning coach
  • United States Ann Crosby

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Indiana Fever x 22 12 .647 14–3 8–9 17–5
Atlanta Dream x 18 16 .529 4.0 12–5 6–11 10–12
Detroit Shock x 18 16 .529 4.0 11–6 7–10 11–11
Washington Mystics x 16 18 .471 6.0 11–6 5–12 10–12
Chicago Sky o 16 18 .471 6.0 12–5 4–13 10–12
Connecticut Sun o 16 18 .471 6.0 12–5 4–13 9–12
New York Liberty o 13 21 .382 9.0 8–9 5–12 8–13

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2009 Game Log: Preseason

Regular season[edit]

2009 Game Log: Regular Season
Watch all games live on WNBA LiveAccess

Regular Season Statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  TO  Turnovers per game  PF  Fouls per game Team leader

Player Statistics[edit]

Team Statistics[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]