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Storm vs. Sun: Game preview

Connecticutat Storm 7 tonight at KeyArena

Records: Sun 7-20, Storm 14-14

ConnecticutHTPPGFKalana Greene5-105.3FKelsey Griffin6-28.3CTina Charles 6-418.0GR. Montgomery 5-79.4GTan White 5-77.5StormHTPPGFS. Stricklen 6-29.9FTina Thompson 6-213.9CCamille Little 6-211.1GTemeka Johnson 5-310.4GTanisha Wright 5-1111.6NOTES:Seattle returns from a trip in which it went 2-1, including a decisive win in San Antonio to earn the tiebreaker for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference ... Tina Thompson is averaging 16.3 points and 7.3 rebounds in August. ... Seattle is a half-game behind Phoenix for the third seed in the West playoffs. The Storm’s magic number to clinch a WNBA-record 10th straight playoff berth is two. ... The Sun is on a league-worst five-game losing streak. It lost 91-78 in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
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NOTES: Seattle returned from a trip at 2-1, including a decisive win in San Antonio to win the tiebreaker for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Tina Thompson had 27 points and 13 rebounds in the win Tuesday. She is averaging 16.3 points and 7.3 rebounds in August. ... Seattle is a half-game behind Phoenix for the third seed in the West playoffs. The Storm’s magic number to clinch a WNBA-record 10th straight playoff berth is two. ... The Sun is on a league-worst five-game losing streak. It lost 91-78 in Los Angeles on Tuesday. ... Connecticut is coached by Anne Donovan, who led Seattle to its first championship in 2004. In her first season with Connecticut, she’s dealing with injuries to key starters and top reserve players. She signed former Storm forward Iziane Castro Marques to fill a void due to injuries. ... Seattle won its past two games at KeyArena, the first time it has won successive games in the facility this season.

ConnecticutHTPPG
FKalana Greene5-105.3
FKelsey Griffin6-28.3
CTina Charles 6-418.0
GR. Montgomery 5-79.4
GTan White 5-77.5
StormHTPPG
FS. Stricklen 6-29.9
FTina Thompson 6-213.9
CCamille Little 6-211.1
GTemeka Johnson 5-310.4
GTanisha Wright 5-1111.6

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