Archive for Saturday, July 20, 2002

Sting stifle Monarchs, 70-51

July 20, 2002


— Kelly Miller scored 16 points and the Charlotte Sting limited the Sacramento Monarchs to 29 percent shooting in a 70-51 victory Friday night.

Miller was 7-for-8 from the field in just 16 minutes, while Charlotte Smith added 14 points and Andrea Stinson had 11 for the Sting (13-8). Charlotte won its fourth straight game and ended a six-game losing streak to the Monarchs.

"I felt pretty on tonight," Miller said. "It helps a lot when you have a hot hand and my teammates did a great job of getting me the ball."

Miracle 84, Starzz 73

Orlando, Fla. Shannon Johnson had 21 points and matched her career high with 12 assists as Orlando beat Utah to snap a four-game losing streak.

Liberty 70, Fever 62

Indianapolis Becky Hammon scored 15 points on five three-pointers as New York beat Indiana to close within 21â2 games of first-place Washington.

Sol 61, Lynx 58

Minneapolis Sheri Sam had seven of her 11 points in the second half as Miami sent Minnesota to its seventh straight loss.

Fire 70, Comets 60

Portland, Ore. Tamicha Jackson scored a career-high 21 points and Alisa Burras added a season-high 19 points.

Storm 89, Mercury 48

Seattle Lauren Jackson scored 22 points as Phoenix lost its record 17th straight road game.

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