Resilient Storm push past Shock

Bird out, LJ under the weather, but collective effort propels Storm to 13th win

Originally Published: June 28, 2010
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

TULSA, Okla. -- Lauren Jackson looked ready to crawl into a semi-fetal position in the locker room. She just wanted to take a shower, fall asleep and begin to recuperate.

"The hardest thing in the world as an athlete is not having any energy and trying to play," Jackson said. "Because your legs are so dead."

Mind you, she said this even though she'd just had 24 points and six rebounds in 33 minutes of court time as her Seattle Storm won 83-72 over Tulsa, moving ...

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