Stewart scores 30; Storm wins 89-69 to snap losing streak

July 2, 2017 GMT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 30 points and the Seattle Storm ended a three-game losing streak with an 89-69 victory over the Dallas Wings on Saturday.

Stewart grabbed 10 rebounds and made 13 of 21 shots with Seattle (7-8) hitting 57 percent from the field. Crystal Langhorne added 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting. Sue Bird scored 12 points and had eight assists for 2,506 in her career, second-highest in WNBA history behind Ticha Penicheiro with 2,599. Alysha Clark added 10 points in reaching the 1,000 career mark.


Dallas (8-9), which had a four-game win streak snapped, was just 1 of 17 from 3-point range. Glory Johnson had 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Seattle used a 12-4 run, capped by a 3-point play by Stewart, to lead 19-17 after the first quarter and led 47-38 at halftime behind 18 points from Stewart. They extended the lead by 10 after three quarters and were up by as many as 23 in the final quarter.

SUN 91, FEVER 85

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored a career-high 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Jasmine Thomas added 22 points to lead Connecticut over Indiana.

Thomas hit a 3-pointer with 47.3 seconds left to put the Sun up 88-85 and the Fever missed three shots on their next possession. Indiana had to foul twice before Jones went to the free throw line with 11.4 seconds to go. She made the second free to make it a two possession game.

The Fever then turned the ball over and Thomas iced the game with two more free throws with 4.1 seconds left.

Jones, the league-leading rebounder at 12.1, had 15 points and 12 rebounds as Connecticut (8-7) built a 13-point lead before settling for a 47-40 halftime lead.

Shenise Johnson had 22 points for Indiana (7-8) and Candice Dupree had 14 with 11 rebounds.


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