Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Tanisha Wright poured in a game-high 20 points
and dished out seven assists as the Seattle Storm knocked off the San Antonio
Silver Stars, 82-76 on Friday.
Katie Smith netted 13 points, Camille Little had 12, Ann Wauters scored 11
points and grabbed seven rebounds, while Tina Thompson contributed 12 points
and nine rebounds off the bench for Seattle, which has won three consecutive
Jia Perkins led the Silver Stars with 20 points in a reserve role and Sophia
Young added 16 points, including a perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line,
for San Antonio, which had a two-game winning streak snapped. Becky Hammon
added 14 points and six assists in defeat.
Seattle was outscored in the first quarter, trailing 17-11 after one, but
roared back to take control of the game in the second, outscoring San Antonio
21-11 in the frame.
Seattle shot 45.3 percent from the floor and forced 14 turnovers on the
defensive end of the floor. San Antonio shot an ineffective 35.1 percent
overall and was dominated inside, losing the points in the paint battle,
34-14. The Storm also poured in 12 second-chance points thanks to eight
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