Astou Ndour fight to be the WNBA champion. His team, the Chicago Sky, has gotten into the final and the pvot will fight to be the third Spanish player to get the ring. So far only Amaya Valdemoro has achieved it, three times with the Houston Comets (1998, 1999 and 2000), and Anna Cruz, who did it with the Minnesota Lynx (2015).
“Only teamwork will allow us to get where we dream. Let’s make history, Chicago!” Ndour wrote on social networks. It would be the first championship for the Sky that, since entering the competition in 2006, had only been able to reach the final once. It was in 2014 and they were overwhelmed by the Phoenix Mercury (3-0).
The Skies will compete for the title after winning 79-69 in Game 4 of the series against the Connecticut Sun, which had led the regular season and featured MVP Jonquel Jones, most improved player Brionna Jones, and team leader. best coach, Curt Miller. In that match, Ndour played 4:55 in which he scored two points on 1/3 from field goals. The Spaniard averaged 6.6 points and 4.8 rebounds in 17.1 minutes in the 20 regular season games in which she participated. His stats have dropped to 3.3 + 1.7 in 8.5 minutes over six playoff games.
The Chicago team awaits a rival for the title fight. It will come out of the fifth game between the Las Vegas Aces of the enormous Liz Cambage and A’ja Wilson and the Mercury of the no less colossal Brittney Griner and the legendary Diana Taurasi. The final, the best of five games, will begin this coming Sunday.
Ndour, a fundamental piece in the Spanish national team, is living his sixth season in the WNBA, in which he landed in 2014. He spent the first two in San Antonio, then he signed for the Sky for the 2018 and 2019 seasons, he played the following year in Dallas and returned to Chicago this campaign. There he has met veteran Candace Parker, who already won the ring and was MVP of the final in 2016, and with players such as Kahleah Copper, marksman Allie Quigley and point guard Courtney Vandersloot.