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Stewart scores 21, Storm stay atop WNBA standings

Breanna Stewart had 21 points and eight rebounds, Natasha Howard added 17 points and 15 rebounds, and the Storm beat the Sky 88-74 to clinch a playoff spot.
Credit: AP
Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart, right, is congratulated by forward Natasha Howard after Stewart was fouled by New York Liberty center Kiah Stokes (41) while scoring a basket during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 21 points and eight rebounds, Natasha Howard added 17 points and 15 rebounds, and the Seattle Storm beat the shorthanded Chicago Sky 88-74 to stay atop the WNBA standings.

Jewell Loyd added 12 points for Seattle, which became the second team to clinch a playoff spot. Alysha Clark and Ezi Magbegor each scored 11 points. 

Kahleah Copper scored 19 points for Chicago and Allie Quigley added 11. 

Chicago was without Diamond DeShields and Azura Stevens after both players left the WNBA bubble.

With the win, Seattle clinches a playoff berth.