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Jazmine Jones' 18 points not enough as Liberty losing streak hits six

Liberty coach Walt Hopkins, left, questions official Tim

Liberty coach Walt Hopkins, left, questions official Tim Greene during a timeout in the second half of the team's WNBA game against the Seattle Storm on Tuesday in Bradenton, Fla. Credit: AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack

BRADENTON, Fla. — Azurá Stevens scored a season-high 25 points, Courtney Vandersloot had 19 points, 10 assists and four steals and the Chicago Sky beat the Liberty 101-85 on Thursday night.

Allie Quigley also scored 19 points for Chicago (9-4). Kahleah Copper added 14 points and Ruthy Hebard 11.

Stevens scored 18 points in the first half on 7-of-9 shooting and Quigley added 13 as the Sky shot 54% en route to a 57-44 lead. Stevens and Quigley each made three 3-pointers in the opening 20 minutes, helping the Sky make 9 of 15 from distance. The Liberty made 1 of 10 from 3-point range in the half.

Chicago finished 11 of 23 behind the arc, while New York was 3 of 19.

Jazmine Jones led the Liberty (1-11) with 18 points. Kia Nurse scored 17, Kiah Stokes had 14 points and nine rebounds, and Layshia Clarendon added 12 points. The Liberty have lost six straight games.

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