Storm’s Stewart, Loyd helped hand Stars 5th straight loss, 83-69
SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 25 points, Breanna Stewart added 22 points and five blocked shots and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars 83-69 Wednesday.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had 10 points, Crystal Langhorne grabbed 10 rebounds and Sue Bird had eight assists for Seattle (9-14).
Dearica Hamby converted a three-point play to trim San Antonio's deficit to 63-59 early in the fourth quarter, but Stewart scored nine points — including two 3-pointers — and the Stars went scoreless for four-plus minutes during a 16-0 run that put the Storm up 20 with 4:33 to play.
Seattle shot 54.8 percent (17 of 31) from the field and made six 3-pointers in the second half.
Seattle has had at least 20 assists in each of its last six games.