The start of Meesseman and co. was dramatic in gambling city Las Vegas. The home team seemed to have no problem with Chicago after the first quarter (41-18), but nothing turned out to be less true.
The defending champion did not panic, first saw the deficit rise to no less than 28 points (51-23), but then worked his way back nicely. Halfway through the third quarter, it took the lead again for the first time since the opening minute, after which it went crescendo for Chicago.
The final quarter of the match was very exciting, but Las Vegas was unable to take over again. Emma Meesseman eventually accounted for 17 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists in the 95-104 win. It’s the best comeback in WNBA history.
Julie Allemand got ten minutes off the bench and did well too. She scored 6 field goals and more than paid for Chicago.
In the standings, Las Vegas remains the leader with 13 wins and 3 losses, Chicago follows in third with 11 wins and 5 losses.