Wright scores 15 to lead Storm past StarsSAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tanisha Wright scored 15 points and the Seattle Storm never trailed, holding off San Antonio's late rally in a 79-72 victory over the Stars on Friday night.
Camille Little scored 13 points, Temeka Johnson added 11 and Shekinna Stricklen and Crystal Langhorne had 10 each for Seattle (5-6).
Danielle Adams had 18 points, Danielle Robinson added 14 and Sophia Young-Malcolm 12 for San Antonio (4-6), which has lost four of five.
The Stars opened the final quarter on an 11-0 run to cut the Storm's lead to 65-59 with 5 minutes remaining. Wright hit a pair of free throws with 4:18 remaining to end the drought and help quell the rally.
Seattle committed 17 turnovers, but shot 57 percent from the field.
Storm point guard Sue Bird helped establish the offense early, picking up three assists on the team's first five baskets. She finished with four assists.
Seattle was shooting 67 percent with 8 minutes remaining in the first half. The Storm started 4 for 7 on 3-pointers before missing 8 of their last 9 attempts.
Little made her first four tries, including a driving layup that put Seattle up 16-8 with 2 minutes left in the first quarter.
San Antonio, which was shooting 38 percent on 3s entering the game, was 3 for 17 in the loss.
The Stars scored just three points over 4 minutes bridging the first and second quarters, falling behind 31-15 on Stricklen's layup with 6:20 remaining.
Becky Hammon's 3-pointer ended the drought and sparked the interior game, as they went on a 14-4 run. It was one of the few times San Antonio had a sustained offense.
Kayla McBride was 2 for 10 after going 3 for 17 in San Antonio's previous game, a loss to Phoenix in double overtime on June 7.