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Storm vs Shock Final: 78-72 - Recap

Sue Bird scored 21 points leading the Storm to a 78-72 victory over Tulsa at BOK Center on Friday.

Seattle won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 140.5.

Seattle got 20 points from Lauren Jackson and another 13 points from Swin Cash. Tanisha Wright contributed 5 assists, while Le'Coe Willingham cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Tulsa got 18 points from Jennifer Lacy in a losing cause and another 17 points from Amber Holt. Sheryl Swoopes contributed 6 assists for the Shock, while Tiffany Jackson had 10 rebounds.

Seattle led at halftime, 40-34.

Seattle won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-26.

Seattle heads into a battle against the Silver Stars. Tulsa, meanwhile, will have their next action against Atlanta.