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Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot pushes the ball up court under pressure from Indiana Fever forward Karima Christmas

Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals on Monday.

Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and Allie Quigley added 16 for the fourth-seeded Sky, who rallied from 14 points down to earned their first home playoff victory. Both of Chicago's victories in the first round against Atlanta came on the road.

All-Star Elena Delle Donne had just nine points on 4-for-11 shooting but her layup gave the Sky a four-point lead with 1:41 left in the second overtime.

Shavonte Zellous scored 20 points, Tamika Catchings had 16 and Erlana Larkins added 15 for the second-seeded Fever, the 2012 WNBA champions who are trying to reach the WNBA Finals for the third time in six years.

Game 3 is Wednesday in Indianapolis.

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