June 23, 2012 in Sports

Storm’s winning streak reaches three

Associated Press

SEATTLE – Tanisha Wright scored a season-high 20 points and the Seattle Storm used a 15-0 run midway through the game to beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 82-76 for their third consecutive win.

Wright’s free throws down the stretch were key, and her steal and basket sealed the win for Seattle (4-7).

Sue Bird scored 10 points and hit two free throws with 17.5 seconds remaining.

Katie Smith scored 13, Camille Little 12 and Tina Thompson 12 for Seattle.

Jia Perkins scored 20 points to lead San Antonio (4-5).

Silver Stars’ leading scorer Sophia Young scored 16 points, despite starting the game 0 for 8 from the field. Young finished 2 for 11, but made all 12 of her free-throw attempts. Becky Hammon added 14 points for San Antonio.

Smith hit a 3-pointer with 1:46 left to put Seattle up 69-62. Wright made eight free throws down the stretch.

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