2010 Game Preview: Mystics vs. Seattle

Washington Mystics (3-1) vs. Seattle Storm (3-0)
Game #5
May 25, 2010
10:00 P.M.
Key Arena, Seattle, WA

Today’s Opponent: SEATTLE STORM

Series Notes:
Last season, the Washington Mystics and the Seattle Storm split the series 1-1, both winning a game on their home court. In their first matchup on August 25th, the Mystics lost to the Storm at Key Arena 68-78. The Mystics were led by forwards Monique Currie and Marissa Coleman who scored 13 points each. The Storm were led by center Janell Burse who led all scorers with 14 points. Guard Sue Bird and forward Lauren Jackson added 13 points apiece for the Storm. In their second matchup on September 3rd, the Mystics were led by Monique Currie who had 17 points and seven rebounds. Forward Crystal Langhorne posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds while guard Matee Ajavon scored a season-high 16 points, dished out four assists, and collected four steals in her first start in the Mystics’ lineup. The Storm leads the series 9-8.

2009 Series Results:

DATE TIME VENUE RESULT
8/25 10:00 PM Key Arena L 68-78
9/3 7:00 PM Verizon Center W 78-67

Series History

Series History WASHINGTON MYSTICS SEATTLE STORM
MOST POINTS 97 @ WAS 7/24/07 96 @ WAS 7/24/07
FEWEST POINTS 60 @ SEA 7/3/00 52 @ WAS 6/10/05
LARGEST VICTORY 89-57 @ WAS 6/20/08 91-68 @ SEA 8/11/07
LAST WIN AT HOME 78-67 9/3/09 78-68 8/25/09
LAST WIN ON ROAD 78-71 7/13/05 73-71 7/24/07

2010 Regular Season Matchups:

8/15
DATE TIME VENUE RESULT
5/25 10:00 PM KeyArena
4:00 PM Verizon Center

MYSTICS CATEGORY STORM
75.3 POINTS PER GAME 85.0
70.5 OPPONENTS POINTS PER GAME 77.33
.469 FG PCT. .388
.397 OPPONENTS FG PCT .413
.356 3-PT FG PCT .267
.753 FT PCT .823
32.0 REBOUNDS PER GAME 37.0
28.5 OPPONENT REBOUNDS PER GAME 32.67
11.25 ASSISTS PER GAME 16.33
7.25 STEALS PER GAME 11.33
20.0 TURNOVERS PER GAME 11.0
3.5 BLOCKS PER GAME 6.0