• Fago Franklin III

Storm completes the quest and will be heading to the Finals defeating the Lynx, 92-71.

Seattle- Breanna Stewart put the Storm on her back, as she was a walking bucket against the Minnesota Lynx.


The Seattle Storm came out the game hot, as Breanna Stewart shot 4 of 4 from the field to score eight quick points against the Lynx. Stewart getting into her rhythm was what set the tone for the Storm. The Storm pushed the pace and it was too much for the Lynx, as Seattle was getting easy layups. Collectively, the Storm put a lot of pressure on the Lynx guards and made it hard for them to get easy shots.


Sue Bird, Stewart, and Jewell Loyd crashed the boards, hit open shots, and made it hard for the Lynx to get going. In the third quarter, the Lynx went on a 9-0 run and cut the Storm's lead to nine points, but Stewart started telling her teammates to throw the ball in the paint.The Lynx had no answer with stopping Stewart in pick and roll action or just boxing her out. Srewart wanted this game and it was on full display, as the Storm will be going back to the Finals.


Stewart finished with a game high 31 points, 6 assists, and 6 rebounds.

Bird finished with 16 points, 9 assists, and 1 rebound.