Loyd scores 20, Storm beat Lynx

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Jewell Loyd scored 20 points and the Seat­tle Storm beat the Min­nesota Lynx, 89-79, on Thurs­day night to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-5 WNBA semi­fi­nal se­ries.

Loyd had 10 points in a 12-0 run to end the first half, in­clud­ing con­sec­u­tive 3-point­ers, for a 46-33 lead and the Storm led the rest of the way, fend­ing off mul­ti­ple Lynx charges.

Loyd’s 3-pointer with 5:15 left in the third quar­ter gave Seat­tle a 21-point lead. The Lynx fin­ished the pe­riod with a 21-6 run to cut it to 68-62. The Storm again re­built dou­ble-digit leads only to see Min­nesota cut them to sin­gle fig­ures, the fi­nal time with 2:14 re­main­ing.

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