Bird, Langhorne lead Storm past Sky

Bird, Langhorne lead Storm past Sky

File - Seattle Storm's Crystal Langhorne, left, and Sue Bird flex their muscles during a photo session at the team's annual media day Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Seattle. The team opens against the Los Angeles Sparks May 16 in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

SEATTLE (AP) — Sue Bird scored eight straight points late in the fourth quarter to help the Seattle Storm beat the Chicago Sky 80-73 on Saturday night.

Bird and Crystal Langhorne each scored 19 points for the Storm (8-12). Camille Little, returning to action after missing Seattle’s loss to Los Angeles on Thursday night because of a death in her family, added 18 points.

Bird’s scoring run included a 20-footer with 2:48 remaining that snapped the 11th and final tie, giving Seattle a 73-71 lead.

Jessica Breland scored 20 points for the Sky (8-10). Sylvia Fowles had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Epiphanny Prince added 16.


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