The Art Institute of Chicago lions standing outside the historic Michigan Avenue building will don the Chicago Sky jerseys to support the team’s race to the WNBA Finals.
The jerseys were placed on the lions at 4 p.m. Thursday and will remain on the statuses for the duration of the series, according to Art Institute officials.
The Chicago Sky are in their second WNBA final, and after winning Game 1 against the Phoenix Mercury, they lost 86-91 in Game 1 on Wednesday night.
Game 3 will be played at Chicago’s Wintrust Arena at 8 p.m. on Friday, with a large crowd expected as Sky scramble to reclaim the lead over Mercury in the best-of-five championship series.
Here is the remaining schedule for the series:
Game 3: Friday, 8 p.m. (ESPN 2)
Thu 4: Sunday, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
Thu 5 *: Tuesday, 8 p.m. (ESPN 2)
* = if necessary