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Breanna Stewart keys late Seattle rally, Storm beat New York Liberty 85-75

Sep 2, 2021, 9:56 PM | Updated: Sep 13, 2021, 9:28 pm
EVERETT, WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 02: Breanna Stewart #30 of the Seattle Storm hugs Natasha Howard #6...
EVERETT, WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 02: Breanna Stewart #30 of the Seattle Storm hugs Natasha Howard #6 of the New York Liberty after the game at Angel of the Winds Arena on September 02, 2021 in Everett, Washington. 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 Steph Chambers/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 33 points and the Seattle Storm pulled away to beat the New York Liberty 85-75 on Thursday night.

Storm 85, Liberty 75: Box Score

The Storm (19-10) ended a three-game losing streak to improve to 3-5 since the Commissioner’s Cup final.

Rebecca Allen hit a 19-footer to give the Liberty a 66-63 lead with 9:05 left. Epiphanny Prince converted a layup to get the Storm within one with 7:41 left. After Allen answered with two free throws, Prince scored on an assist from Stewart, who then made four straight baskets to make it 75-68. Sue Bird converted four straight free throws in the final minute to set the final score.

Stewart was 12 of 22 from the field and had five assists and eight rebounds. Mercedes Russell added 14 points.

Sabrina Ionescu had 20 points and seven assists to lead New York (11-18). Allen added 17 points and Natasha Howard had 15.

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