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Courtney Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record as Sky beat Lynx 91-88

Courtney Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record as Sky beat Lynx 91-88

Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA's single-season assists record, helping the Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88 on Tuesday night.

Vandersloot set the record on a no-look, one-handed pass in the third quarter that gave her 237 assists, breaking Ticha Penicheiro's mark set in 2000.

Rookie Diamond DeShields scored a season-best 28 points for the Sky (12-20). Vandersloot had 16 points and 10 assists.

Allie Quigley spun in the lane and made a runner to put the Sky ahead 89-88 with 57.9 seconds left. Lindsay Whalen had a jumper rattle out at the other end.

The Lynx called a timeout with 19.7 seconds to go, but didn't get...

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