Tina Thompson and the Seattle Storm are heating up just in time to make a run at a WNBA-record 10th straight playoff berth.
The Storm needed overtime to do it, but was able to withstand a late Washington Mystics run to win 96-86 Tuesday night at KeyArena. Tina Thompson led the way for the Storm with a season-high 30 points and eight rebounds.
Camille Little had 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists and Seattle beat the Connecticut Sun 78-66.
2013 WNBA All-Star Balloting presented by Boost Mobile will launch on Sunday, June 16, at 5 p.m. ET. Seattle Storm players Temeka Johnson, Tanisha Wright, Camille Little, Noelle Quinn and Tina Thompson are on the ballot. The 60 players included represent all 12 WNBA teams with five players from each team.
Tina Thompson hit a putback of her own miss with 38.8 seconds left before Temeka Johnson, Camille Little and Shekinna Stricklen combined to hit five free throws in the final 18 seconds of Friday night’s victory over the Tulsa Shock.
The Minnesota Lynx held off the Seattle Storm 73-72 Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference finals.
Sue Bird had 13 points, five rebounds and four assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-57 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Sue Bird had 18 points and 10 assists, Lauren Jackson scored 16 points and the Storm snapped a three-game losing streak with an 84-66 whitewashing of the fatigued New York Liberty on Sunday night.
Katie Smith scored 14 of her game-high 19 points in the first quarter and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 83-64 on Friday night.
The Storm is fighting back from a rough beginning this season, but winning when it counts. Facing Connecticut looked ominous, but Camille Little decided to have a career-best game, making it impossible for a Sun […]