Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd has her jersey grabbed by at Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot during the game at Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd has her jersey grabbed by at Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot during the game at Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Storm return to Everett, fall to Sky 73-69

Back at Angel of the Winds Arena after a lengthy road trip, Seattle loses to Chicago.

EVERETT— Kahleah Copper matched her career high with 26 points on 10-for-16 shooting and the Chicago Sky rallied to beat the Seattle Storm 73-69 on Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Chicago (13-12) is in the sixth position in the eight-team playoff, while the No. 3 Storm (18-9) have clinched a playoff spot. The Sky have won both games against Seattle this season, with the teams set to meet again Sunday in Everett.

Breanna Stewart made a pair of free throws with 4:16 left in the first quarter for a 12-11 lead and Seattle maintained the lead until Allie Quigley hit 3-pointer to give Chicago a 66-65 lead with 2:56 remaining.

Stefanie Dolson had 12 points and six rebounds off the bench for Chicago, and Azurá Stevens had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Stewart scored 18 points for the Storm, Jewell Loyd had 12 and Mercedes Russell 11. Seattle shot 36.8% and had 17 turnovers.

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