The Art Institute of Chicago Lions standing in front of the historic Michigan Avenue building will don Chicago Sky jerseys to support the team’s WNBA final run.
The jerseys were placed on the lion at 4 p.m. Thursday and will remain in the statutes for the duration of the series, according to Art Institute officials.
The Chicago Sky are in their second WNBA final and after taking a Game 1 win over the Phoenix Mercury, they lost 86-91 in Game 1 on Wednesday night.
Game 3 will be played on Friday at 8:00 p.m. in Chicago’s Wintrust Arena. A crowded audience is expected as Sky works to take back the lead from Mercury in the Best of Five championship series.
Here is the rest of the schedule for the series:
Game 3: Friday, 8 p.m. (ESPN 2)
Game 4: Sunday, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 5 *: Tuesday, 8 p.m. (ESPN 2)
* = if required