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Storm Use Fourth Quarter Rally To Win, 78-70

Through three quarters, this game seemed like the Liberty’s to lose.

Then Sue Bird stepped up in the fourth for the second time this season against the New York Liberty.

Bird scored 11 points in the fourth quarter to finish with 16 points and three assists. Combined with her 13 fourth quarter points in the first meeting in New York, Bird has scored 24 total fourth quarter points against the Liberty.

The Storm were down by as many as 10 points in the second quarter before using a 13-1 run to take a three-point lead during the third. Swin Cash led the way with 20 points and 11 rebounds and forward Jana Vesela came off the bench to score 10 points.

Taj McWilliams-Franklin led the way for the Liberty with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Cappie Pondexter added 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists.

Check the game thread for details on how the Storm turned this one around.