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Mercury-Storm Preview

The Seattle Storm's worst season in 13 years is nearly over, but preserving their share of some league history may give them a bit of extra motivation in an otherwise meaningless finale. Phoenix tries to set a WNBA single-season record with its 29th victory in Sunday's visit with the Storm, one of the franchises whose mark the Mercury are looking to expunge. Seattle (12-21...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sparks shoot 61 percent, beat Storm 77-65

LOS ANGELES (AP) Candace Parker scored 24 points, Kristi Toliver had 20 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 77-65 on Friday night. The Sparks (16-17) are a game ahead of San Antonio for third place in the Western Conference with one game remaining. Los Angeles can clinch third with a win in its regular-season finale Saturday at West-leading Phoenix. San Antonio, which...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Shock-Storm Preview

Odyssey Sims has already helped the Shock reach new heights in her first season, but now she's hoping a shoulder injury doesn't keep her from leading the team to its first playoff appearance in Tulsa. With Sims' status uncertain, the visiting Shock look to move closer to the Western Conference's final playoff spot while delivering a crushing blow to the Seattle Storm...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx suffer first loss of season at hands of Storm

SEATTLE (AP) -- Tanisha Wright scored 13 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.3 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm hung on to hand the Minnesota Lynx their first loss of the season Friday night, 65-62. Crystal Langhorne also scored 13 for the Storm (3-6). Camille Little added 12 points, draining a 3-pointer with 2:07 to play for a 59-57 lead. Seattle never trailed again...
Via Fox Sports North
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown women fall short against Penn State

Katie McCormick scored all of her 17 points in the second half and helped Georgetown mount a late comeback that fell short in a 77-68 loss to No. 10 Penn State on Sunday. After missing all five of her shots in the first half, McCormick made five 3-pointers in the second half for the Hoyas (5-3). Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to lead Penn State. ...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas leads Penn State women past Georgetown

Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to help No. 10 Penn State beat Georgetown 77-68 on Sunday. Lucas finished the game with 2,008 career points to pass Tanisha Wright for fifth place on the school's scoring list. ''It's not something that comes on your own. It's not an individual achievement,'' Lucas said about the milestone...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Stricklen, Thompson lead Storm past Shock, 76-67

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. Tanisha Wright had 15 points, including a key basket in the final minute, for Seattle (16-17), which had lost the teams' previous three meetings this season. The playoff-bound Storm...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 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...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx clinch top spot in West with 73-60 win

Maya Moore scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen added 19 to help the Minnesota Lynx clinch their third consecutive Western Conference title with a 73-60 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night. Monica Wright added 14 points for Minnesota (25-7), which won its seventh straight game. The two teams will face each other again next week in the best-of-three first-round series...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Moore scores 30 as Lynx rout Storm, 97-74

Maya Moore scored 25 of her 30 points in the first half to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 97-74 victory over the Seattle Storm on Saturday night. Seimone Augustus had 16 points for Minnesota (22-7), while rookie Rachel Jarry had a career-high 14. Lindsay Whalen added 12 points and Monica Wright had 10. Moore shot 12 for 15 from the field to reach 30 points for the second time in her...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Thompson helps Storm edge Silver Stars, 72-71

Tina Thompson had 27 points and 13 rebounds to help the veteran Seattle Storm hold off the San Antonio Silver Stars 72-71 on Tuesday night to fortify their postseason hopes. Camille Little had 14 points and Tanisha Wright added 11 for Seattle (14-14), which won the season series against San Antonio to claim a possible tiebreaker if the teams close the season tied. Jia Perkins scored...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm 77, Fever 70

Tina Thompson scored 14 of her 23 points in the second half to lead the Seattle Storm in a 77-70 win over the defending champion Indiana Fever on Saturday night. Tanisha Wright added 16 points and Shekinna Stricklen 15 for Seattle (11-13), which has won two of three and remained two games ahead of San Antonio for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Tamika...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 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...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm 69, Silver Stars 63

Tina Thompson had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Tanisha Wright added 16 points and the Seattle Storm earned a 69-63 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Sunday. Wright's two free throws with 10.9 seconds left made it a two-possession game. Camille Little also had a double-double for Seattle (10-12), scoring 11 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Jia Perkins had 19 points...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm 80, Mercury 65

Tina Thompson had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead the Seattle Storm past the Phoenix Mercury 80-65 on Tuesday night. Tanisha Wright also scored 19 points and Shekinna Stricklen added 13 to help the Storm (9-11) win for the third time in three meetings with the Mercury this season. Candice Dupree led Phoenix (10-11) with 18 points and eight rebounds. The Mercury have lost four...
Via Fox Sports
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm rallies past hobbled Mercury

PHOENIX -- Tina Thompson had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead the Seattle Storm past the Phoenix Mercury 80-65 on Tuesday night. Tanisha Wright also scored 19 points and Shekinna Stricklen added 13 to help the Storm (9-11) win for the third time in three meetings with the Mercury this season. Candice Dupree led Phoenix (10-11) with 18 points and eight rebounds. The Storm took...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mercury return from break with loss to Storm

SEATTLE (AP) -- Temeka Johnson and Tina Thompson each scored 16 points and the Seattle Storm used a big third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 88-79 on Thursday night. Tanisha Wright added 14 points and seven assists, while Tianna Hawkins had 13 points as the Storm (8-10) rallied from a 13-point deficit in the first half. Thompson had seven rebounds and Johnson added seven assists...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm 88, Mercury 79

Temeka Johnson and Tina Thompson each scored 16 points and the Seattle Storm used a big third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 88-79 on Thursday night. Tanisha Wright added 14 points and seven assists, while Tianna Hawkins had 13 points as the Storm (8-10) rallied from a 13-point deficit in the first half. Thompson had seven rebounds and Johnson added seven assists. Seattle...
Via Fox Sports
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm 73, Sparks 66

Tina Thompson reminded her hometown she can still play at age 38. Thompson scored 23 points to lead the Seattle Storm to a 73-66 win against the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday. Selected to a record ninth All-Star game as a replacement for the injured Brittney Griner, she also had a team-high eight rebounds and Tanisha Wright added 15 points as the Storm (7-10) snapped a seven-game...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sparks-Storm Preview

The Los Angeles Sparks' lengthy home winning streak is over. They'll get plenty of opportunities to improve their road record over the next three weeks. Los Angeles goes for an eighth consecutive victory over the Seattle Storm on Saturday night in the first of a home-and-home set. Looking to extend their 19-game home winning streak - and record a seventh consecutive victory...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Shock-Storm Preview

Though Skylar Diggins has struggled during her rookie campaign, the Tulsa Shock would rather not have to try to end their longest slide of the year with her out of the lineup. An ankle injury could sideline the point guard Wednesday, when the visiting Shock look to avoid a seventh straight loss by recording a third consecutive victory over the Seattle Storm. Two days after Diggins...
Via Fox Sports
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm 73, Dream 65

Tanisha Wright scored 13 of her 21 points in the second half and Camille Little added 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the short-handed Atlanta Dream 73-65 on Sunday night. Shekinna Stricklen added 10 points for the Storm in her first start. Seattle (6-8) had lost five of six. Rookie Alex Bentley scored 16 and Erika de Souza had 16 points and 14 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Wright helps Storm stop Dream

Tanisha Wright scored 13 of her 21 points in the second half and Camille Little added 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the short-handed Atlanta Dream 73-65 on Sunday night. Shekinna Stricklen added 10 points for the Storm in her first start. Seattle (6-8) had lost five of six. Rookie Alex Bentley scored 16 and Erika de Souza had 16 points and 14 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm 73, Dream 65

Tanisha Wright scored 13 of her 21 points in the second half and Camille Little added 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the short-handed Atlanta Dream 73-65 on Sunday night. Shekinna Stricklen added 10 points for the Storm in her first start. Seattle (6-8) had lost five of six. Rookie Alex Bentley scored 16 and Erika de Souza had 16 points and 14 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Wright helps Storm stop Dream

Tanisha Wright scored 13 of her 21 points in the second half and Camille Little added 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the short-handed Atlanta Dream 73-65 on Sunday night. Shekinna Stricklen added 10 points for the Storm in her first start. Seattle (6-8) had lost five of six. Rookie Alex Bentley scored 16 and Erika de Souza had 16 points and 14 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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