Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14

BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Sue Bird #6 of the United States looks on prior to playing against China in a women's basketball preliminary game on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Sue Bird scored 22 points, including two 3-pointers in the second overtime, and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 86-79 on Sunday night to force a deciding third game in the Western Conference semifinal series. Tanisha Wright had 18 points for the Storm, including a tying 3 with 23.9 seconds left in the first overtime. Camille Little added 12 points and Tina Thompson had 10. Rebekkah Brunson scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus had 20 for the defending champion Lynx. Thompson opened the second extra period with a 3 that put the Storm ahead for good, 78-75. After Lindsay Whalen had a jumper for the Lynx, Bird hit a 3 that stretched Seattle's lead to four points with 2:24 left. Brunson and Little exchanged baskets 48 seconds apart, and Bird's 3 with 42 seconds remaining sealed the Storm's win. Game 3 is Tuesday night in Minneapolis. The winner will face Los Angeles in the conference finals. Lauren Jackson hit a 3 from the right side for Seattle that tied the score at 70...
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