Former President Barack Obama congratulates Chicago Sky on first WNBA title

Asia's Tech News Daily

Former President Barack Obama congratulated his hometown Chicago Sky on winning their first title in franchise history with a Game 4 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.

Obama supported the Sky throughout their postseason run, making it as the No. 6 seed with a .500 regular-season record. They are the first team not seeded No. 1 or 2 to win the WNBA title.

Congrats to our new WNBA champs, @ChicagoSky! I couldn’t be prouder of this team — they worked hard for this moment, and have made our city proud. https://t.co/Da9cLtvSX4

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 17, 2021

“Congrats to our new WNBA champs, @ChicagoSky! I couldn’t be prouder of this team — they worked hard for this moment, and have made our city proud,” Obama tweeted.

Candace Parker joined her hometown team this past offseason after playing the first 13 seasons of her career with the Los Angeles Sparks. She won a title in her first season with the Sky, capping off a storybook season.

NBA stars, Chance The Rapper celebrate Sky’s title 

The Sky’s first title in club history resonated across social media with plenty of stars congratulating the team, including Chance The Rapper, who was seen courtside at many Sky games.

Congrats to @chicagosky on winning the WNBA Finals today, bringing us our first championship in franchise history!!!! The city appreciates yall!!

— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) October 17, 2021

LEGEND!!!!! @Candace_Parker went back home and got that chip!!! Congrts to @chicagosky on winning y’all first 🏆

— DWade (@DwyaneWade) October 17, 2021

Shoutout @candace_parker and the Sky for getting the job done! WNBA Champs! pic.twitter.com/1KflLTcVlG

— Carmelo Anthony (@carmeloanthony) October 17, 2021

Man this is incredible!!! Congrats @Candace_Parker 🏆🏆 https://t.co/MLZQII5EAK

— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) October 17, 2021

🙌🏽 congrats @Candace_Parker and the @chicagosky that was fun to watch!!! https://t.co/QRxYZl9aEz

— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) October 17, 2021

Congratulations @Candace_Parker and the @chicagosky. Way to hoop ladies!

— James Harden (@JHarden13) October 17, 2021

Hell of a Run CP 🤝 @Candace_Parker @Sloot22 @alliequigley https://t.co/MWaRlR1U50

— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) October 17, 2021

What a game. What a series. #WNBA

— Victor Oladipo (@VicOladipo) October 17, 2021

IM HAPPY AS HELL FOR CP!!! @Candace_Parker This is one for the Legacy books!!! 🤍 Salute!! #WNBAFinals

— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) October 17, 2021

Chicago stand UP!!!! @chicagosky congrats❤️🔥

— Patrick Beverley (@patbev21) October 17, 2021

happy for @Candace_Parker 🙌🏽🙌🏽 dats so tough 🔥🔥

— Ja Morant (@JaMorant) October 17, 2021

What a Fing game yo!!! WoW#WNBAFinals

— Kyle Lowry (@Klow7) October 17, 2021

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related

OTHER NEWS

MATCHDAY: Liverpool primed to pile on misery for Everton

A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday: ENGLAND Arriving with the best attack in the Premier League, Liverpool looks primed to pile on the misery for local ... Read more »

Het Zhou-effect: "Er is interesse uit een andere stad in China"

© Aangeboden door GPblog NL De intrede van Guanyu Zhou heeft niet alleen een positief effect op de portemonnee van Alfa Romeo, maar ook op F1-groeimarkt China. Stefano Domenicali zegt ... Read more »

Tottenham songerait à prêter un flop à l'Ajax

Gêné en début de saison par des blessures à une cheville, l’ailier néerlandais ne parvient pas s’imposer chez les Spurs, et ce même depuis l’arrivée d’Antonio Conte qui l’a aligné ... Read more »

New York City opens nation's first overdose prevention centers

The opening comes after the CDC reported more than 90,000 overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2020. Over 2,000 occurred in New York City alone. Read more »

Family of youngest Astroworld victim rejects Travis Scott's offer to pay for funeral

The attorney for 9-year-old Ezra Blount's family said Scott "must face and hopefully see that he bears some of the responsibility for this tragedy." Read more »

'My heart is shattered': Elise Christie poised to miss Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics due to injury

Elise Christie, Great Britain’s three-time world short track speed skating champion, looks set to miss out on selection for February’s Winter Olympic Games, in what could signal the end of ... Read more »

Klopp can save LFC millions by unleashing “different” 17 y/o prodigy, he's Fabinho 2.0 - opinion

© Provided by Football FanCast Liverpool-Stefan-bajcetic-premier-league-news Liverpool have had a solid start to their Premier League season with 28 points on the board from their opening 13 games, firmly placing ... Read more »

Toni Kroos slams Messi's Ballon d'Or win and thinks Ronaldo should have finished above him

Lionel Messi won a record-breaking seventh Ballon d’Or trophy on Monday night. © GiveMeSport p1flp3n7qp171uq7joenrjq1e0of.jpg Having previously won France Football’s prestigious prize in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019, ... Read more »

England Women storm to a record-breaking TWENTY-NIL victory over Latvia as Ellen White overtakes Kelly Smith to become the Lionesses highest ever goalscorer after netting a hat-trick

England stormed to a record 20-0 victory over Latvia in a World Cup qualifier Tuesday's victory was the highest winning margin of any senior England side The Lionesses' previous biggest winning margin was a 13-0 triumph in 2005  Ellen White scored a hat-trick to become England's highest goalscorer in historyBeth Mead and Alessia Russo secured hat-tricks as Lauren Hemp bagged four Read more »

So why DO Amir Khan and Kell Brook despise each other? The Bolton fighter claimed he 'schooled Brook with ONE HAND in amateur sparring', the Sheffield man is furious at being 'ducked' and negotiations over their grudge match have been torturous

Amir Khan and Kell Brook will finally settle their rivalry on February 19 next yearAll-British scrap has been years in the making, and looked like it may not happen The fight is now on and the pair had a heated press conference on Monday So why is there so much resentment between the Sheffield and Bolton fighters?  Read more »

AP source: Pirates, catcher Roberto Pérez reach 1-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t waste time finding a replacement for Gold Glove catcher Jacob Stallings. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the ... Read more »

Lodi Police stepping up alcohol enforcement

Nov. 30—As the holiday season kicks-off this week, the Lodi Police Department will be stepping up its effort to keep impaired drivers off the road. The department will conduct a ... Read more »

Author Alice Sebold apologizes to Anthony Broadwater, man wrongly jailed for rape depicted in her memoir

Author Alice Sebold apologized on Tuesday to Anthony Broadwater, the man who spent 16 years in prison for the rape depicted in Sebold's memoir, after authorities exonerated him due to ... Read more »

Bridgeton man sentenced to long prison term for murder of man who gave him a ride home

BRIDGETON – A Cumberland County Superior Court judge on Tuesday sentenced a Bridgeton man to serve up to 45 years in state prison for shooting to death a stranger who ... Read more »

New CDC report shows higher new HIV infection rates and disparities for Black, Latino men

Despite progress in medicines and awareness around HIV, the disease continues to more severely impact gay and bisexual men who are Latino and Black. HIV infection rates in gay and ... Read more »

Paterson councilman involved in fatal pedestrian collision in Teterboro, authorities say

TETERBORO — A 59-year-old Garfield woman was killed Monday afternoon on Route 46 in Teterboro when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Paterson Councilman Luis Velez, authorities said. ... Read more »

Members of hacking group sentenced for stealing millions in cryptocurrency

Visual representation of bitcoin cryptocurrency The Justice Department on Tuesday announced the sentencing of the last member of an international hacking group indicted for allegedly stealing millions in cryptocurrency as ... Read more »

NBA: Knicks @ Pacers - Dec 08

NBA: Knicks @ Pacers – Dec 08 Read more »

McLaren vindt vechtlust terug na 'ultiem teleurstellende' triple header

© Aangeboden door GPblog NL Slechts vier punten scoorde McLaren in de afgelopen triple header. Het team onder leiding van Andreas Seidl en met in de wagens Daniel Ricciardo en ... Read more »

Code rood bij Manchester City: 'noodsituatie' baart Guardiola zorgen

© ProShots Code rood bij Manchester City: ‘noodsituatie’ baart Guardiola zorgen Manchester City reist woensdag met een flinke uitgedunde selectie naar Birmingham voor het uitduel met Aston Villa. Manager Pep ... Read more »

Luca Percassi ufficializza Gian Piero Gasperini

© Fornito da Sportal.it Le parole di Luca Percassi Luca Percassi ha ufficializzato in diretta tv il rinnovo di Gian Piero Gasperini: “Oggi abbiamo formalizzato il prolungamento di contratto, è al centro ... Read more »

Domenicali trekt grens: 'Vier GP's in het Midden-Oosten is genoeg'

© Aangeboden door GPblog NL F1-CEO Stefano Domenicali is blij met de vier races in het Midden-Oosten die nu op de F1-kalender staan, maar benadrukt dat er in geen enkel ... Read more »

England 20-0 Latvia: Women's World Cup qualifier – live reaction!

LIVE – Updated at 20:53 © Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Alessia Russo with the fourteenth goal for England. Minute-by-minute report: Can Sarina Wiegman’s England keep up their perfect start in qualifying? ... Read more »

Engsund nätade igen när Luleå tog ny seger

© Mikael Fritzon/TT Luleås Oscar Engsund, mitten, firar efter sitt 1–0-mål borta mot Växjö. Det blev inga trendbrott i Småland denna SHL-afton. Luleå forsatte vinna, Växjö fortsatte förlora och Oscar ... Read more »

Ellen White Breaks England Women's all-time Goals Record

© Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Ellen White has become England Women’s all-time record goal scorer. Just a day after being names to the top 20 players on the planet ... Read more »

Report: FC Dallas to hire Nico Estevez as new manager

© Photo by John Dorton/ISI Photos/Getty Images It appears that the offseason is starting to really take shape for FC Dallas. Earlier on Tuesday, the club announced their offseason roster ... Read more »

Leeds vs Crystal Palace LIVE! Premier League match stream, latest team news, lineups, TV, prediction today

© REUTERS zahapalaceleeds.jpg LIVE – Updated at 19:23 Leeds vs Crystal Palace – LIVE! Patrick Vieira’s side travel to Elland Road looking to bounce back from a disappointing home defeat ... Read more »

Kyle Shanahan Explains Why Trey Lance Hasn't Been Playing

Over the past few weeks, San Francisco 49ers fans have been wondering why rookie quarterback Trey Lance hasn’t been playing. © Provided by The Spun Trey Lance throws a pass ... Read more »

The Browns Have Made A Decision On Jack Conklin

It’s been an injury-riddled season for Cleveland Browns right tackle Jack Conklin. After missing time with a dislocated elbow, Conklin returned to the starting lineup this past Sunday against the ... Read more »

Brian Kelly being rewarded again is another reminder of what really matters in college football

College football is broken — always has been — but that doesn’t mean there aren’t new lows. © Provided by For The Win Brian Kelly slithering away from Notre Dame ... Read more »

Look: Florida Fans Are Loving Anthony Richardson's Message

With Dan Mullen out and Louisiana head coach Billy Napier on his way in, the dust at Florida has yet to settle when it comes to the program’s roster. Among ... Read more »

'What on earth are you doing?': Alan Shearer SLAMS 'crazy, stupid decision' by Ciaran Clark to pull back Teemu Pukki which led to him getting sent off just nine minutes into Newcastle's crucial clash with Norwich

Ciaran Clark was sent off just nine minutes into Newcastle's clash with NorwichThe defender passed the ball straight to Teemu Pukki before pulling him down Clark was shown the red card giving Newcastle a huge task ahead of themNewcastle legend Alan Shearer criticised Clark following his sending off  Read more »

New Pete Carroll quote is sure to anger Russell Wilson

With the Seattle Seahawks falling to Washington on Monday night, Pete Carroll was left with no choice but to call out Russell Wilson a bit.  © Provided by Fansided Things ... Read more »

Watch: Sean McVay stunned by Rams fans' negativity in comments while recording podcast

Sean McVay often says he doesn’t pay attention to outside noise, whether the Rams are playing well or struggling. He didn’t give in to the hype of Los Angeles being ... Read more »

Rams players mourn death of former teammate Otis Anderson Jr.

Otis Anderson Jr. spent a couple of months with the Los Angeles Rams this year after signing with them as an undrafted rookie out of UCF. He was waived by ... Read more »

Lincoln Riley Explains His Decision To Leave Oklahoma

USC’s newest coach made the first of his LA media rounds on FS1’s “The Herd” on Tuesday. Lincoln Riley joined Colin Cowherd on his program and explained his reasoning for ... Read more »

Alabama's all-time record against the Georgia Bulldogs

We are just a few days away from Alabama’s epic matchup in the SEC Championship Game against the Georgia Bulldogs. © Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Alabama-Georgia Ahead of the contest, I ... Read more »

Mike Tomlin Shares Tuesday Update On Pat Freiermuth

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered arguably the team’s most embarrassing loss of the Mike Tomlin era over the weekend against the Cincinnati Bengals. © Provided by The Spun Mike Tomlin and ... Read more »

Washington Football Team signs ex-Saints kicker Brian Johnson

Former New Orleans Saints kicker Brian Johnson is signing with the Washington Football Team following an injury to starter Joey Slye, per NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Johnson was recently released ... Read more »

Could Billy Napier flip committed recruits to Florida?

There’s a lot to be said for what social media has done to college football. Usually it’s the content of a tweet or post that makes the news, but this ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic