Storm hold off surging Shock

Storm hold off surging Shock

The Seattle Storm held off a late surge by the Detroit Shock Tuesday night, winning 81-79, despite being outscored in the final quarter 21-15.

Seattle won the game as a 5.5-point underdog on the road and the final score sailed OVER the posted total (147).

Sue Bird scored a team-high 24 points with five boards and three assists, while shooting 7-for-15 from the field in the victory.

Katie Smith scored a game-high 25 points, two rebounds and two assists, shooting 8-for-14 overall in the loss.