Seattle Storm get top pick by winning WNBA draft lottery

  It had been 11 years since Seattle had been in the WNBA draft lottery. Coach Brian Agler and the Storm made the most of their return, walking away with the No. 1 pick Thursday night. ''We fought hard to try and not be here down the stretch, as did Tulsa,'' Agler said. ''If you can't be in the playoffs you come here and make the best of it. We were going...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Storm surge past Lynx, 81-71

SEATTLE (AP) -- Camille Little scored 13 of her career-high 31 points in the fourth quarter to lead the last-place Seattle Storm past the Minnesota Lynx 81-71 on Friday night. Little hit 11 of 15 shots from the field, including two 3-pointers, and made 7 of 8 free throws as the Storm beat the Lynx for the second time in three weeks at home. "I didn't even know I had that...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Washington's Thibault coach of year

Washington's Mike Thibault has won the WNBA coach of the year, said a person familiar with the situation. He will receive the award Saturday night in Washington before the Mystics face Atlanta in the second game of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the person said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcement has been made...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm-Shock Preview

While the Seattle Storm are headed back to the postseason, they haven't looked anything like a contender against Riquna Williams and the lowly Tulsa Shock. The visiting Storm try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss to the Shock, who are hoping to see Williams build on her record-breaking performance in the opener of a home-and-home set Thursday night. Despite a lackluster record...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx-Storm Preview

This matchup between the Minnesota Lynx and the Seattle Storm may well serve as a preview of the postseason. The Lynx visit the Storm on Tuesday night for the second time in four days, and if the current standings hold up, the teams will meet again in the Western Conference Semifinals. Minnesota (24-7) can secure its third straight outright conference championship with one win...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx-Storm Preview

With four regular-season games remaining, the WNBA-leading Minnesota Lynx are already in playoff mode. They could be preparing to face the Seattle Storm in the first round for a second straight season. The Lynx try for a sixth consecutive victory in the first of two straight road games against the playoff-bound Storm on Saturday night. Though Minnesota (23-7) appears in good position...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm-Silver Stars Preview

With a sizable lead for a Western Conference playoff spot, the Seattle Storm have a chance to all but end that race in the next three days. The Storm will play the first of back-to-back road games against the San Antonio Silver Stars, the fifth-place team in the West, on Sunday. Seattle (13-13) moved four games ahead of San Antonio with a season high-tying third straight win, 81...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Fever-Storm Preview

Already playing without one of their top scorers, the injury-plagued Indiana Fever might be down another starter as they try to end a losing streak for the first time in almost two months. The injury-plagued defending WNBA champs attempt to avoid their third straight loss Saturday night when they seek their fifth consecutive win against the Seattle Storm. The Fever (11-13) did...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Sky-Storm Preview

While the Chicago Sky sit atop the Eastern Conference, maintaining their lead could prove difficult with Elena Delle Donne's status up in the air. The Sky may be without their star rookie when they try to avoid a fourth consecutive road loss to the Seattle Storm on Thursday night. After posting a career-high 32 points in a 94-86 overtime win over WNBA-leading Minnesota on Sunday...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Silver Stars 77, Storm 56

Danielle Robinson's speed and creativity were too much for the Seattle Storm. The Silver Stars' guard had 14 points and eight assists, Shenise Johnson added 15 points, and San Antonio earned its first win in Seattle in six years, defeating the Storm 77-56 Friday night. ''D-Rob makes it so easy,'' Johnson said. ''There's no one guarding her because...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Sparks 65, Storm 64

Alana Beard hit a 15-foot jumper with 10.2 seconds left to give the Los Angeles Sparks a 65-64 win over the Seattle Storm on Saturday. Nneka Ogwumike tied a season high with 24 points, had nine rebounds and blocked two shots in the final 10 seconds to lead Los Angeles (12-5), which extended its winning streak to eight games over the Storm. Seattle last beat the Sparks in 2011. ...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm-Liberty Preview

The New York Liberty and Seattle Storm each have been plagued by turnover problems recently and have been unable to overcome them during unproductive stretches. New York looks to avoid a sixth loss in seven games Tuesday night as it hosts a Seattle squad that has dropped four of five. The Liberty (5-7) are committing a WNBA-worst 18.5 turnovers per game and finished with 15 in...
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Shock 92, Storm 70

Roneeka Hodges scored 19 points, Glory Johnson had 14 points and 12 rebounds, Skylar Diggins added 11 points and six assists, and the Shock beat the Seattle Storm 92-70 Saturday night for their most lopsided win in four seasons in Tulsa. Courtney Paris and Nicole Powell scored 11 points each and Jennifer Lacy and Angel Goodrich added 10 apiece for the Shock (3-7). Tulsa's previous...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm-Silver Stars Preview

After a challenging start to the season, the Seattle Storm may be starting to establish an identity without their stars. The San Antonio Silver Stars, however, don't appear to be adjusting as well to their rash of injuries. The Storm seek their third straight victory overall and 13th win in 16 meetings with the Silver Stars on Friday night in San Antonio. With key players...
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm 96, Mystics 86

Even at 38 years old, Tina Thompson still has plenty of game left for the Seattle Storm. Thompson scored a season-high 30 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead the Storm to a 96-86 overtime win over the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night. ''She's a winner and she's proven that,'' Seattle coach Brian Agler said about Thompson who will retire after this...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 6/17

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you'...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx-Storm Preview

Two years ago, the Seattle Storm were the team to roll through the playoffs and win a title in dominating fashion. Now, they're desperately trying to prevent another masterful Minnesota Lynx run. The Lynx look to win their eighth straight postseason game and eliminate the Storm in Game 2 of this best-of-three series Sunday night in Seattle. The Storm didn't lose a game...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Storm-Mercury Preview

Coming off back-to-back victories, the Seattle Storm may be able to pick up even more steam in their final postseason tuneup. The visiting Storm try for a fifth win in six meetings with the hapless Phoenix Mercury, who hope to avoid setting a franchise record with their 27th loss in the teams' season finale Sunday. Three days after beating Chicago 75-60, Seattle (15-18) held...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Sky-Storm Preview

The Chicago Sky continued a road-heavy stretch of schedule with a key win over a struggling opponent in their last game, keeping pace in the race for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. The Sky may need to duplicate that feat when they visit the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night, or they could find themselves eliminated from contention by the end of the evening. Chicago (13...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Sun-Storm Preview

While the Connecticut Sun continue to lead the Eastern Conference, the sub-.500 Seattle Storm are coming off three straight blowout losses. However, it's the Sun who appear to be much more desperate for a victory Sunday night when they visit Seattle. Connecticut (22-9) has a 1 1/2-game lead in the East, but dropping this matchup would leave the team even with second-place Indiana...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Storm-Shock Preview

The Seattle Storm own nine straight victories over the Tulsa Shock. None were as impressive as the one earlier this week. The visiting Storm are closing in on a ninth consecutive playoff spot as they try to complete a season sweep of the Shock on Saturday night. Seattle (12-14) entered this home-and-home set with Tulsa (6-21) having dropped four of five, but put together a record...
Via Fox Sports
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Shock-Storm Preview

The Seattle Storm will have had six days off since their last game. Along with rest, the extended break has given them quite a bit of time to ponder their recent struggles. Though the Storm still hold a solid lead for the final Western Conference playoff spot, they'll be looking to end a late-season slump as they host the improving Tulsa Shock to open a home-and-home series...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Liberty-Storm Preview

The Seattle Storm have been unable to take advantage of an extended stay at home. That could change if they are able to continue their success against the New York Liberty in Seattle. The Storm look to avoid a fourth consecutive loss Sunday night when they try for an eighth straight home victory over the Liberty. Seattle (10-13) returned from the one-month Olympic break Aug. 16...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mercury host Storm in Olympic sendoff

By KATE HEDLIN STATS Writer The Seattle Storm and Phoenix Mercury each want to believe they can make a run after the London Olympics. Only one will enter the extended break on a positive note after Friday night's meeting in Phoenix. Seattle seemed to show evidence it was turning things around after a 1-7 start by winning five straight, but it's lost three of its past five...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Storm-Mercury Preview

The Seattle Storm and Phoenix Mercury each want to believe they can make a run after the London Olympics. Only one will enter the extended break on a positive note after Friday night's meeting in Phoenix. Seattle seemed to show evidence it was turning things around after a 1-7 start by winning five straight, but it's lost three of its past five after falling 70-59 to Atlanta...
Via Fox Sports
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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