Indiana Fever

Breanna Stewart helps Seattle win 5th straight, 79-69 over Indiana

Seattle Storm's Epiphanny Prince passes the ball as Indiana Fever's Teaira McCowan defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, June 17, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 21 points and a season-high 15 rebounds, Sue Bird added 13 points with seven assists, and the Seattle Storm on Thursday got their their fifth straight victory as they beat the Indiana Fever 79-69.

Seattle’s lead was cut to 69-66 with 6:31 left until Stewart scored six points during a 10-1 run to put the Storm ahead by double-figures the rest of the way.

Jewell Loyd added 15 points for Seattle and Katie Lou Samuelson scored 10.

The Storm improved to 7-0 on the road this season.

Teaira McCowan and Jessica Breland each recorded a double-double for Indiana.

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