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Liberty rally to top Storm

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Tina Charles had 15 points and 14 rebounds and the New York Liberty beat the Seattle Storm, 70-64, on Tuesday night.

Sugar Rodgers netted 15 points off the bench, while Cappie Pondexter added 12 points and six assists for New York, which moved to 2-2 on the young season.

Sue Bird scored 21 points and Crystal Langhorne posted 13 points and 15 boards for the Storm.

The Liberty trailed 62-54 with 2:55 left before they closed the game on a 16-2 run.

Rodgers hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 64-64 with 1:06 to play and Pondexter nailed a go-ahead jumper with 24.9 ticks to go. Bird missed a jumper at the other end and Plenette Pierson sunk a pair of foul shots to seal the outcome.

Seattle led 35-32 at the break.

05/27 23:58:00 ET