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Epiphanny Prince scores 15, Seattle Storm beat Mercury 82-75

Jul 11, 2021, 5:35 PM | Updated: Sep 13, 2021, 9:45 pm
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 09: Sue Bird #10 and Breanna Stewart #30 of the Seattle Storm during the fi...
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 09: Sue Bird #10 and Breanna Stewart #30 of the Seattle Storm during the first half of the WNBA game at Phoenix Suns Arena on July 09, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Epiphanny Prince scored 15 points, Katie Lou Samuelson matched her career high with 14, and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 82-75 on Sunday.

Seattle Storm 82, Phoenix Mercury 75: Box score

Jewell Loyd’s 3-pointer with 1:48 left gave the Storm (16-5) a six-point lead and Sue Bird’s running bank shot was the dagger, making it 80-72 at 43.9 seconds.

Seattle goes into the Olympic break with the best record in the WNBA and will return from it to open a five-game road trip, with a 47-day stretch until their next home game on August 27 when they visit the Chicago Sky. Breanna Stewart and Bird added 13 points each.

Kia Nurse scored 28 points and had a career high seven 3-pointers for the Mercury (9-10). Skylar Diggins-Smith added 17 points and Brittney Griner scored 16.

In a pregame ceremony Samuelson, Loyd, Breanna Stewart and Bird were recognized for making USA Basketball team. Bird will be seeking her record fifth Olympic gold medal.

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