Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and the Seattle Storm set franchise points and WNBA assists records in a 111-100 win over hosts Chicago Sky on Tuesday night.
A win for the Storm (21-13) could be key to her positioning in the playoffs as the regular season comes to an end. With two games remaining, Sky (25-9) narrowly beats the Las Vegas Aces as the top seed.
Stewart is one of her six Seattle players to score in Chicago with her double figures, with nine rebounds, five assists and one steal. was recorded. Gabby Williams scored 21, Jewel Lloyd scored 18, Tina Charles scored 14, Edmagbe goal her 13 and Souvard her 10. WNBA record with 37 assists.
Courtney Vanderslaught led Skye with 28 points and he had seven assists, while Candice Parker added his 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Kahleah Copper she had 17 points.
Vandersloot had a first-quarter layup that saw him tie the game 12-12, but then Seattle broke his 18-7 run to take a double-digit lead. Williams had six points and a rebound in that stretch.
Magbegor scored her six of her nine points in the Storm's first in the second quarter, giving Seattle her 18-point lead. The Storm scored a franchise-record 66 points in the first half.
Williams hit his two free throws late in the third quarter, and the Storm took his lead by 22 points, his biggest of the night.
Skye closed the gap to his nine in the fourth quarter on Ally Quigley's shortstop, but he was unable to catch up to the Storm.
Chicago missed six of his free throws, with 7 of 23 (30.4%) he threw for 3 points from his land and recorded 13 turnovers. Seattle, on the other hand, shot 11 of 24 from deep for a 45.8% clip. His five players for the Storm made multiple 3-pointers.
– Field Level Media