Atlanta’s Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and Jasmine Thomas added 13 to lead the Dream over the Seattle Storm 68-59 on Friday night.
The Seattle Storm fell to the Tulsa Shock 67-58 Friday night at KeyArena.
The Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-72 in front of a sellout crowd at KeyArena on Sunday. Seattle was led by Tanisha Wright’s game-high 20 points. Camille Little added 13 points and Tina Thompson chipped in seven points and six rebounds.
According to the Seattle Storm, Tina Thompson will make the 2013 campaign with the team her last after 17 years in the league.
Brittney Griner and Elena Delle Donne put on a quite a show to cap off an impressive opening weekend for the WNBA. The top two picks in the draft showcased their unique skills Monday night — even if the game between their teams was surprisingly one-sided.
Kristi Toliver scored 17 points to lead six players in double figures as Los Angeles routed the Seattle Storm 102-69.
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.
Losing Lauren Jackson for the 2013 season was a blow to the Storm’s playoff hopes. Tuesday, things took a worse turn for Seattle’s WNBA team. Storm officials announced point guard Sue Bird will undergo surgery on her right knee that will require her to miss the entire 2013 season.
The Seattle Storm will be without three-time league MVP Lauren Jackson for the 2013 season while she stays in Australia to recover from recent hamstring surgery.
Tipoff is at 6:00pm on Sunday, September 30 at KeyArena! Come cheer your Seattle Storm as they battle the Minnesota Lynx during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals. Plus, enjoy a very special halftime show!