Seattle Storm Sweep Washington Mystics for Third WNBA Championship September 13, 2018
Seattle Storm team members jubilant moments after winning game 3 of the 2018 WNBA Finals. Photo: YouTube. Photo credit: ESPN
(NATIONAL) – Breanna Stewart, named Finals MVP, led all scorers with a game high 30 points (and 8 rebounds) as the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 98-82 in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals Wednesday night. Seattle swept the best-of-five series, 3-0.
Seattle overcame an early deficit to lead 20-16 after the first quarter. The big win brings to the Storm the team’s third championship in franchise history.
Natasha Howard added 29 points and 14 rebounds for the Storm and Seattle point guard Sue Bird contributed 10 points and 10 assists to bring home the victory.
The city of Seattle will hold a parade on Sunday to celebrate the Storm’s WNBA Championship. The route is yet to be determined. Starting time will be at 1:00 pm with the parade ending at Key Arena where a public rally will be held.