Bird, Storm hand Shock 12th straight loss

Bird, Storm hand Shock 12th straight loss

Bird, Storm hand Shock 12th straight loss

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on July 30, 2011 at 7:50 PM

TULSA, Okla. -- Sue Bird scored a season-high 29 points and the Seattle Storm handed the Tulsa Shock their 12th straight loss with an 89-72 victory Saturday night.

One night after being held to four points on 1-of-6 shooting in a loss at Minnesota, Bird was 8 of 14 from the field and 10 of 10 at the free throw line.

Swin Cash chipped in 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists.

Tiffany Jackson scored 16 points for Tulsa (1-17). Ivory Latta finished with 13 and Liz Cambage 11.

Down 48-35 at halftime after Andrea Riley's half-court shot, the Shock pulled within 60-55 in the third quarter. The defending WNBA champions answered with a 13-2 spurt to regain control and cruise to the victory.

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