Final

Liberty 69

(7-14, 3-8 away)

Storm 70

(13-9, 9-3 home)

    10:00 PM ET, August 8, 2009

    Key Arena, Seattle, WA

    1 2 3 4 T
    NY 14 16 19 2069
    SEA 24 13 18 1570

    Top Performers

    New York: J. McCarville 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Seattle: L. Jackson 21 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Jackson helps spoil Donovan's return to Seattle with Liberty

    Associated Press

    SEATTLE -- Lauren Jackson had 21 points and nine rebounds to help the Seattle Storm hold off New York 70-69 on Saturday night, spoiling interim Liberty coach Anne Donovan's return to Seattle.

    Sue Bird added 12 points and six assists for the Storm (13-9). Janel McCarville led the Liberty (7-14) with 22 points, and Cathrine Kraayeveld had 16.

    Donovan, 1/3 since taking over for the fired Pat Coyle on Aug. 1, spent five seasons in Seattle, leading the Storm to the 2004 WNBA title. Last year, she coached the U.S. women's team to the gold medal in the Beijing Olympics.

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    Team Stat Comparison

      New York Seattle
    Points 69 70
    FG Made-Attempted 26-60 (.000) 28-57 (.000)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 3-10 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.000) 11-14 (.000)
    Rebounds (Offensive-Total) 10-32 3-27
    Assists 19 20
    Turnovers 13 12
    Steals 7 7
    Blocks 3 7
    Fast Break Points 0 2
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)