9:00 PM ET, September 11, 2011
Key Arena, Seattle, WA
SEATTLE -- Katie Smith found her shooting touch for the second straight game and helped the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm head into the playoffs on quite a surge.Smith and Camille Little had 17 points apiece to lead the Storm to an 81-70 win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday night. Smith scored 10 more than her average and hit five 3-pointers."It's just a mindset and going out and playing," said Smith, who had a season-high 26 in an 85-70 win over Phoenix on Friday. "I might not hit every shot but I'm going to take shots like I'm going to make them and just have an attack mentality."Swin Cash added 15, and Sue Bird had 10 for Seattle (21-13), which had already secured the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs. The Storm have won eight of nine.
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SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 11: Camille Little #20 of the Seattle Storm grabs a rebound against the Chicago Sky...
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-59 (40.678)||30-54 (55.556)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-14 (.429)||9-17 (.529)|
|FT Made-Attempted||16-18 (88.889)||12-15 (80.000)|
|Fast Break Points||4||0|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||13 (0/0)||22 (0/0)|
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