Sky's Fowles sidelined due to injury - New York News

Sky's Fowles sidelined due to injury

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Chicago Sky center Sylvia Fowles will miss time due to an injury, the team announced Thursday.

Fowles underwent arthroscopic surgery of the hip to repair a torn labrum and impingement. The team says she will be sidelined until her joint is fully recovered.

"Although it's unfortunate, I know Sylvia will attack her rehabilitation with the mindset of returning this season even stronger," said Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman. "Collectively we made a decision in the best interest of Syl's long-term health and the long-term goals of this franchise."

The 6'6" center averaged 16.3 points and a league-best 11.5 rebounds in 32 games for the Sky last season. She is the all-time leader in games played in a Chicago Sky uniform.

The Sky will open training camp on April 27 and will start their 2014 season at the Allstate Arena on May 16.

Follow Us!

Share Your Sports Photos & Video

Submit Your Sports Photos
  • SportsMore>>

  • Peavy pitches Giants to 8-3 win over Cubs

    Peavy pitches Giants to 8-3 win over Cubs

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:43:08 GMT
    Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the...
    Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.
  • Cruz hits 33rd HR, Orioles sweep White Sox

    Cruz hits 33rd HR, Orioles sweep White Sox

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:26:31 GMT
    Nelson Cruz took the major league lead with his 33rd home run and the surging Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 4-3 win Wednesday night.
    Nelson Cruz took the major league lead with his 33rd home run and the surging Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 4-3 win Wednesday night.
  • US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

    US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

    Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.
    Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.
  • SkyMore>>

  • Catchings scores 25 to lead Fever past Sky, 71-67

    Catchings scores 25 to lead Fever past Sky, 71-67

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-08-17 16:40:10 GMT
    Tamika Catchings scored 25 points and Briann January added 14 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 71-67 Saturday night, securing the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
    Tamika Catchings scored 25 points and Briann January added 14 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 71-67 Saturday night, securing the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
  • Fowles scored 21, leads Sky past Mystics 72-69

    Fowles scored 21, leads Sky past Mystics 72-69

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:51:06 GMT
    Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 16 rebounds and Elena Delle Donne scored 18 to lift the Chicago Sky past the Washington Mystics 72-69 on Wednesday.
    Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 16 rebounds and Elena Delle Donne scored 18 to lift the Chicago Sky past the Washington Mystics 72-69 on Wednesday.
  • Lynx beat Sky 74-64 for 11th straight victory

    Lynx beat Sky 74-64 for 11th straight victory

    Thursday, August 7 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-08-08 03:58:56 GMT
    Maya Moore scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx closed with an 11-0 run to beat the Chicago Sky 74-64 on Thursday night for their 11th straight victory.
    Maya Moore scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx closed with an 11-0 run to beat the Chicago Sky 74-64 on Thursday night for their 11th straight victory.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices