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Copper scores 26 points, Chicago Sky rally to beat Seattle Storm 73-69

Aug 27, 2021, 9:39 PM | Updated: Sep 13, 2021, 9:30 pm
PALMETTO, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 15: Kahleah Copper #2 of the Chicago Sky dribbles up court in the fir...
PALMETTO, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 15: Kahleah Copper #2 of the Chicago Sky dribbles up court in the first half against the Connecticut Sun during Game One of their First Round playoff at Feld Entertainment Center on September 15, 2020 in Palmetto, Florida. 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 Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)
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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Kahleah Copper matched her career high with 26 points on 10-for-16 shooting and the Chicago Sky rallied to beat the Seattle Storm 73-69 on Friday night.

Sky 73, Storm 69: Box Score

Chicago (13-12) is in the sixth position in the eight-team playoff, while the No. 3 Storm (18-9) have clinched a playoff spot. The Sky have won both games against Seattle this season, with the teams set to meet again Sunday in Everett.

Breanna Stewart made a pair of free throws with 4:16 left in the first quarter for a 12-11 lead and Seattle maintained the lead until Allie Quigley hit 3-pointer to give Chicago a 66-65 lead with 2:56 remaining.

Stefanie Dolson had 12 points and six rebounds off the bench for Chicago, and Azurá Stevens had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Stewart scored 18 points for the Storm, Jewell Loyd had 12 and Mercedes Russell 11. Seattle shot 36.8% and had 17 turnovers.

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