The WNBA Playoffs are in full swing and we’ve round up the best kicks we saw on court for the first two rounds of the WNBA Playoffs.
(5) Phoenix Mercury 83, (8) New York Liberty 82
The game to kick off the 2021 WNBA Playoffs went down to the wire with Skylar Diggins-Smith leading the Mercury with a team-high of 22 points to lead the team to victory. In doing so, she was wearing the J.Cole’s Puma RS-Dreamer. Betnijiah Laney lead the game in scoring with 25 points in the Nike Kyrie 4 Low and Sabrina Ionescu chipped in 14 in the Nike Kobe 5 Protro “Lakers”.
(6) Chicago Sky 81, (7) Dallas Wings 64
Kahleah Copper lead the way for the Sky scoring 23 points in the adidas Harden Stepback 2 and Diamond DeShields flexed the Nike Kobe 5 “Bruce Lee” at Wintrust Arena. Arike Ogunbowale poured in 22 of her own in the Nike Kobe 6 “EYBL” and Jordan Brand athlete Isabelle Harrison brought the heat in the Air Jordan 35 Low.
(6) Chicago Sky 89, (3) Minnesota Lynx 76
Season assists leader Courtney Vandersloot lead the Sky to victory dropping 19 in the Nike Kyrie 7 and Candace Parker wore her adidas Exhibit (A)ce in Grey for the victory. Although a disappointing end to the season, the Lynx had a great season after starting out to a slow start. Defensive Player of the Year Slyvia Fowles accepted the award in the Nike PG 5 and Napheesa Collier and Crystal Dangerfield ended their seasons wearing the Nike KD 14 and Air Jordan 36 respectively.
(5) Phoenix Mercury 85, (4) Seattle Storm 80 (OT)
In a thrilling game that went to OT, the Mercury pulled out the victory with Brittany Griner dropping 23 and 18 in the Nike LeBron 18 “La Cabra”. Diana Taurasi missed the first round of the playoffs dealing with an ankle injury but came back for the second round and scored 6 crucial points in OT in the Nike LeBron 18 as well. Although the Storm was without their best player in Breanna Stewart, the team went down fighting as Katie Lou Samuelson dropped 18 in the Puma Nitro Spectra and Jewell Lloyd dropped 15 of her own in the Nike Kyrie 4 Low. In what might be her last game, Sue Bird dropped 12 and 5 in the Nike Kyrie 7.