MINNEAPOLIS, June 26 (Ticker) -- Katie Smith's slump apparently has come to an end.

Smith scored 22 points and made a series of big shots down the stretch as the Minnesota Lynx posted a 73-70 win over the Seattle Storm.

The WNBA's third all-time leading scorer, Smith averaged just 9.5 points over her previous four games. She made 4-of-7 3-pointers and 8-of-9 free throws in this one, most with the game on the line.

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After Suzy Batkovic hit a jumper with just over five minutes left to give the Storm a 58-55 lead, Smith hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put her club back on top.

A pair of baskets gave Seattle a brief lead before Nicole Ohlde's two free throws put the Lynx (8-6) ahead for good, 63-62, with 2:13 left.

Smith found Stacey Lovelace-Tolbert for a 3-pointer with 90 seconds left and hit seven straight free throws in the final minute to finish Minnesota's fourth straight home win.

Batkovic and Simone Edwards came off the bench to combine for 23 points for the Storm. Seattle's reserves scored 31 points on 11-of-17 shooting (65 percent) while its starters shot just 13-of-45 (29 percent).