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Breanna Stewart helps Seattle Storm rally past Chicago 96-85

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

In this Tuesday, May 8, 2018, file photo, Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart, right, races up the court with Phoenix Mercury’s Chelsea Nelson in the second half of a WNBA exhibition basketball game in Seattle. Stewart had 27 points on Tuesday against Las Vegas. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)
In this Tuesday, May 8, 2018, file photo, Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart, right, races up the court with Phoenix Mercury’s Chelsea Nelson in the second half of a WNBA exhibition basketball game in Seattle. Stewart had 27 points on Tuesday against Las Vegas. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

SEATTLE – Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 30 points to help the Seattle Storm rally past the Chicago Sky 96-85 on Tuesday night.

Seattle trailed 73-59 late in the third quarter before hitting back-to-back 3-pointers. The Storm took a 77-75 lead amid a 12-0 run – with seven points from Stewart.

The Sky only scored two points in the final four minutes.

Natasha Howard and Jewell Loyd each added 15 points for Seattle (7-3). The Storm shot 10 for 15 in the first quarter and led 29-24 behind 10 points from Stewart but were outscored 27-15 in the third.

It was Seattle’s second 14-point comeback of the season.

Diamond DeShields led Chicago (3-6) with 22 points and Allie Quigley added 20. The pair combined to make nine of the Sky’s 13 3-pointers. Chicago has lost six of its last seven.

Former Gonzaga standout Courtney Vandersloot scored 14 points for the Sky.


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