Shekinna Stricklen scored a career-high 26 points, Tina Thompson added 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the Seattle Storm beat the Tulsa Shock 76-67 Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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.
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.
Sue Bird speaks on the natural ability of Shekinna Stricklen in this episode of Storm Warning! with Lee Callahan:
By this point in her career, Sue Bird is the epitome of a veteran. She’s about to become a three-time Olympian, is a two-time WNBA champion and is entering her 11th season playing for the Seattle Storm.
In a pre-season match, our draft choice proves her worth. Click here to hear Shekinna: