Seattle Storm Beats the Atlanta Dream 73-65

Photo: Steph Brusig

Photo: Steph Brusig

The Seattle Storm used a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter on Sunday night to overtake the Atlanta Dream, winning 73-65 at KeyArena.

The Storm hung around all game and was able to take its first lead of the game 56-54, on a Shekinna Stricklen basket at the 7:39 mark in the final period. Seattle never relinquished the lead, extending to a 12-point advantage to finish off the Dream.

Tanisha Wright led the way for the Storm  with a season-high 21 points, going 7-11 from the field and 7-10 from the free-throw line. Camille Little tallied 19 points to go along with 10 rebounds for her second double-double of the season. Tonight also marked the return of Ashley Robinson for her second stint with the Storm.

Erika de Souza and Alex Bentley led the Dream with 16 apiece, going 8-13 and 7-13 from the field, respectively. De Souza also hauled in a game-high 14 rebounds. Courtney Clements came off the bench to score 12 points.

The Storm came back to win after trailing through three quarters for the first time this season and used a season-high 44 points in the paint to go along with 33 rebounds. Seattle, donning their road green uniforms, is 5-0 when wearing road uniforms at home.

The Seattle Storm returns to action on Wednesday to take on the Tulsa Shock at noon at KeyArena, followed by a Saturday game against Los Angeles as the Sparks come to town for a 7 p.m. tipoff.

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