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Seattle, WA ( - Sue Bird and Crystal Langhorne each scored 19 points to help the Seattle Storm to an 80-73 decision over the Chicago Sky in a back-and-forth affair on Saturday.

Camille Little had 18 points for the Storm, while Tanisha Wright added nine points and a season-high 11 assists.

Jessica Breland led the way with 20 points for Chicago, which was once again without starters Elena Delle Donne (illness) and Courtney Vandersloot (knee). Sylvia Fowles led a strong bench effort in their absence, tallying 19 points with 11 boards.

The game featured 11 ties and 14 lead changes.

Fowles' tip-in with 5:46 remaining gave Chicago a 69-66 lead. From there, it was all Storm.

Langhorne's jumper from the nail brought Seattle back within a point and Little made it 71-69 with her 3-pointer on the next possession. After Breland tied it with a layup, Bird gave Seattle the lead back for good with a 17- footer.

Alysha Clark and Wright each made a pair of free throws in the final 10 seconds to secure the victory.

07/06 00:29:17 ET

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