.United States
Chicago Sky overcame a 14-point deficit in the game securing their first ring. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Chicago Sky defeated the Phoenix Mercury 80-74
  • Fans and celebrities applauded team's victory on social media
  • Impact of Candace Parker's return was widely discussed

Chicago Sky's Diamond DeShields celebrates during the second half

  • Allie Quigley scored 26 points and Candace Parker added 16 points
  • Sky rallied from a 72-65 deficit with nearly 5 minutes left
  • Chicago Sky won the final with a score of 3-1

.Chicago, IL, USA
Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury are battling in the WNBA finals. (Photo credit: Twitter/ChicagoSky)

  • Chicago Sky beat Phoenix Mercury 86-50
  • Forward Kahleah Copper top-scored for SKy with 22 points
  • Chicago's 36-point win is the largest in WNBA Finals history

.Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Phoenix Mercury faced the Chicago Sky in Game 2 in Phoenix. (Photo credit: Twitter/WNBA)

  • Phoenix Mercury defeated Chicago Sky 91-86
  • The score was 79-79 when it enetered overtime
  • Brittney Griner top-scored with 29 points

.Chicago, IL, USA
Phoenix Mercury forward Brianna Turner (21) drives as Chicago Sky forward/center Candace Parker (3) defends . (Photo credit: AP)

  • Chicago Sky beat Phoenix Mercury 91-77 in Game 1
  • Courtney Vandersloot had 12 points and 11 assists for Chicago
  • Game 2 is on Wednesday in Phoenix

Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Phoenix Mercury beat Chicago in the 2014 finals
  • Phoenix's Kia Nurse tore an ACL in the semifinal
  • Chicago Sky played close-call games in the semifinal series