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Sky 84, Storm 75

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CHICAGO (AP)

Sylvia Fowles scored 19 points to lead the Chicago Sky over the previously unbeaten Seattle Storm 84-75 Thursday night.

Cathrine Kraayeveld scored 12 of her 14 points in the second half for the Sky, who got their first win of the season after an 0-4 start.

Reserves Epiphanny Prince and Erin Thorn added 13 points each. Thorn made three 3-pointers.

``That's the beauty of our team, we've got players that can come off the bench and give us a lot of spark,'' Fowles said. ``They came out with a lot of energy and kept the lead up. You can't ask for more than that.''

Lauren Jackson had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Seattle (4-1). Svetlana Abrosimova scored 13 points and Swin Cash had 12.

The Sky finished the first half on a 13-2 run to lead 42-29.

``They executed their game plan and got Sylvia involved early,'' Cash said. ``We just didn't make the adjustments we normally do defensively.''

Seattle cut its deficit to 78-72 on a driving layup by Svetlana Abrosimova with 50.8 seconds left.

Fowles then hit two free throws, before Seattle's Le'coe Willingham converted a three-point play. That made it 80-75 with 26 seconds left, but Thorn hit four consecutive free throws.

``They executed their game plan and got Sylvia involved early,'' Cash said. ``We just didn't make the adjustments we normally do defensively.''

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