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Loyd has late burst to help Storm hold off Dream, 91-88

Jul 2, 2021, 9:59 PM | Updated: Sep 13, 2021, 9:52 pm
COLLEGE PARK, GEORGIA - JUNE 09:  Jewell Loyd #24 of the Seattle Storm drives against Crystal Bradf...
COLLEGE PARK, GEORGIA - JUNE 09: Jewell Loyd #24 of the Seattle Storm drives against Crystal Bradford #9 of the Atlanta Dream in the first half at Gateway Center Arena on June 09, 2021 in College Park, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) β€” Sue Bird had 15 points, Jewell Loyd scored four of her 10 points in the final 38 seconds and the Seattle Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 91-88 on Friday night.

Storm 91, Dream 88: Box Score

Loyd’s tip shot with 37.7 seconds left gave the Storm (13-4) an 89-86 lead and her driving layup with 6.1 seconds left capped the scoring.

Courtney Williams made a 3 to cut putt to Dream to 87-86 and closed it back to one with a jumper with 29.2 seconds. But Williams missed a 3-point attempt that would have tied it with two seconds left.

Bird had a pair of 3-pointers in the final four minutes for Seattle, which stayed tied with the Las Vegas Aces atop the WNBA standings.

Ezi Magbegor added 12 points, and Stephanie Talbot and Mercedes Russell added 10 points each for the Storm.

Williams had 20 points for the Dream (6-10). Crystal Bradford added 17 points, and Elizabeth Williams and Tianna Hawkin scored 10 points each.

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