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Published: Sunday, July 1, 2012, 6:55 p.m.

Storm upend Sun 89-83 in OT

  • Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (right) defends against Connecticut's Renee Montgomery during the first half of Sunday's game. Bird scored 11 points in t...

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    Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (right) defends against Connecticut's Renee Montgomery during the first half of Sunday's game. Bird scored 11 points in the Storm's 89-83 overtime win.

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- A day after not playing well, the Seattle Storm turned things around in a big way.
Camille Little scored five of her game-high 27 points in overtime as Seattle beat the Connecticut Sun 89-83 in WNBA action Sunday. It was the sixth win in seven games for the Storm (7-8).
Seattle shot 32.2 percent from the floor in a 77-59 loss to the New York Liberty on Saturday.
"It got our attention," Storm coach Brian Agler said. "We had a good win at Washington (72-55 on June 24). We were on a good stretch. We go to New York. We sit in a hotel for three days. Everybody is telling us how good we were playing now, and we go in there and lay an egg.
"We had quite a few conversations between last night and today."
Tina Thompson had 20 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Seattle on Sunday. Sue Bird added 11 points, eight assists and five rebounds, and reserve Ewelina Kobryn had 13 points.
The Storm played without starting center Ann Wauters (strained calf).
"We were so disappointed in (Saturday's) game," Little said. "We didn't play our best, even close to our best basketball. We all individually and collectively decided to play better."
Asjha Jones had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Connecticut (10-4) and Kara Lawson scored a team-high 22 points.
Tina Charles added 13 points and 14 rebounds, but she had to work for those numbers.
"They were just playing me really hard," Charles said. "They had a lot of double teams. They clogged the paint. It was tough."
As a team the Sun shot just 35.2 percent against Seattle.
"Basically, we just got outplayed," Sun coach Mike Thibault said. "Their three post players scored 60 of their 89 points. We didn't shoot it well, but credit their defense.
"I thought we were a step behind in some areas defensively tonight and it cost us."
Katie Smith made a contested 3-pointer from the right corner with less than three minutes left in overtime to give Seattle the lead for good, 79-78.
Bird followed with an open 3-pointer to push her team ahead 83-78 with 1:52 left.
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