Plum paces Stars past Storm with 23 pts in an 87-80 OT win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kelsey Plum scored 23 points, including a 3-pointer with 90 seconds remaining in overtime that gave San Antonio the lead for good, and the Stars beat the Seattle Storm 87-80 Saturday night for their third straight win.
Plum’s floating jumper tied the contest at 78-all with 2:09 left in the extra session.
At the end of regulation, Jewell Loyd made a 3 from 24-feet to tie it at 72 with 5 seconds to go. Seattle trailed 72-68 with 15 seconds left when Sami Whitcomb made the first of two free throws. Breanna Stewart grabbed Whitcomb’s miss to set up Lloyd’s basket.
San Antonio (6-21) got 17 points from Kayla McBride, Alex Montgomery added 15 points and 10 rebounds, Dearica Hamby scored 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting and Isabelle Harrison had a game-high 13 rebounds.
The Stars’ win streak comes after a three-game losing streak.
Stewart led Seattle (10-15) with 32 points, Loyd finished with 16 and Whitcomb 11.