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New York Liberty. Cynthia Cooper. Houston Comets. Phoenix Mercury [b]. Los Angeles Sparks. Charlotte Sting. Detroit Shock. Seattle Storm. Connecticut Sun. Sacramento Monarchs. Phoenix Mercury. San Antonio Silver Stars. Minnesota Lynx. Seattle lead by as many as 27 in the third quarter. Game 2 of the finals was a back and forth affair. In the first quarter, the Storm started quickly and held a 9 point lead. However, the Mystics came on strong in the second quarter and took a 4 point lead into halftime.
The Storm cut the lead to 3 at the end of the third quarter and eventually prevailed in the final period. Seattle was now one win short of its third WNBA title. Since the WNBA Finals went to a best-of-five format in , no team has gone down 0—2 and forced a game five. In Game 3, Seattle dominated the first half, particularly in the second quarter. By halftime, the Storm held a 17 point lead.
Washington showed life in the third quarter, pulling to within five points, but Seattle quickly responded with an 8—0 run to reclaim control. From there, the Storm put the finishing touches on their third title as Finals MVP Breanna Stewart finished with a series-high 30 points while Sue Bird managed 10 assists. Bird became the only player to have been a member of all three of the Storm's championship teams.
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Ayala, MPA elindsay08 October 4, That makes no sense. The Aces won the boards, , and had 29 assists themselves. But in comparison to previous postseason games, it was a more well-rounded output for the Aces. Wilson led the offense with 20 points on 8-of shooting with seven rebounds. Angel McCoughtry had 17 points on 8-of shooting , eight rebounds, three assists and two steals.
Kayla McBride stepped up with 14 points and five assists. Danielle Robinson had 10 assists. BradentonArea pic. She made 8-of shots and added five rebounds and two assists. The 6-foot-2 forward last played in the league in , coming off the bench for the Phoenix Mercury. Her 28 minutes in Game 2 is more than she had in a game in 1, days , per Her Hoops Stats. Hamby is out for the rest of the playoffs with a knee injury.
Bird, the ageless basketball queen , had another eight assists in the first half including a no-look dish to the corner for a 3-pointer. The Seattle offense runs through the year veteran, but it takes efficient shooting to complete the task of an assist.
The Aces kept within six points at the break despite barely getting to the free-throw line. They shot better than the first half of Game 1, making of shots They won it on the boards, The Storm are so good because they have a starting cast and bench full of weapons. Jewell Loyd and Stewart combined to score 65 points in the Game 1 victory.
But by focusing on them, it allowed Natasha Howard and Alysha Clark to star. Howard was a perfect 4-for-4 in the first quarter with two blocks and Clark made all three of her attempts for seven points along with two rebounds. The Storm held the lead through 10 minutes. Coming into the final quarter of a seven-point game, Canada lifted the Storm just as Stewart did in the same stretch the first game.
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They are good. Two days after she set a WNBA Finals and playoffs record with 16 assists, the year-old guard had 10 to go along with 16 points. The team had 33 assists to set a Finals record. Thirty-three is amazing, goes to show the unselfishness of everyone on the floor and the confidence we have in one and another," said Alysha Clark, who added 21 points. When you do those things 33 assists happen. Natasha Howard also had 21 and Jordin Canada added 10 off the bench to go along with Stewart, Bird and Clark's double-digit effort.
It was more balanced when we needed it. The Storm took over after Las Vegas rallied from a point deficit in the first half to take a lead with left in the third quarter. Seattle scored 22 of the next 30 points over the next six minutes to go up double-digits again with Jewell Loyd ending the burst with a 3-pointer that made it with just under seven minutes left.
Las Vegas couldn't respond. Cannon provided a spark off the bench for the Aces, who were missing Sixth Woman of the Year Dearica Hamby with a knee injury. The Aces had 15 turnovers to the dismay of coach Bill Laimbeer. Laimbeer's team faced two elimination games against Connecticut in the semifinals before winning both to reach the championship round.