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Natasha Howard leads Storm past Wings, 69-57

In this July 23, 2019 photo, Seattle Storm’s Natasha Howard brings the ball up the court against the Las Vegas Aces during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Las Vegas. (John Locher / Associated Press)
In this July 23, 2019 photo, Seattle Storm’s Natasha Howard brings the ball up the court against the Las Vegas Aces during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Las Vegas. (John Locher / Associated Press)
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EVERETT, Wash. – Natasha Howard had 23 points, 11 rebounds and six steals, Jordin Canada added a career-high 18 points and six assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 69-57 on Thursday night.

Howard scored 13 of Seattle opening 20 points, and finished the half with 15 as the Storm trailed 38-37. Seattle was just 2 of 10 from 3-point range before halftime and ended the game 3 for 19.

Alysha Clark added 12 points and eight rebounds to help Seattle (13-11) snap a three-game skid.

Kayla Thornton led Dallas (6-17) with 14 points. Arike Ogunbowale added 13, Isabelle Harrison 12 and Allisha Gray 11. Glory Johnson, the fifth starter, was just 1 of 10 from the field for three points.

Dallas’ 0-11 road record is the franchise’s worst start since losing 13 straight in 2011, while based in Tulsa.

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