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SAN ANTONIO (AP)óRookie guard Shenise Johnson scored a game-high 15 points in San Antonio's 78-69 preseason loss at Indiana on Wednesday afternoon. It marked the finale for the Silver Stars, who went 0-2 in the home-and-away exhibition series with the Fever.
Forward Danielle Adams was second on the team with 14 points while Shameka Christon added eight. Forward Porsha Phillips paced San Antonio on the boards with five rebounds while Johnson had a team-high three assists.
In a see-saw battle in which neither team led by more than seven points through three quarters, Indiana opened a double-digit margin by scoring the first 10 points of the final period and took a 15-point lead, its largest of the game, with 5:16 remaining in regulation.
Former Silver Star Roneeka Hodges paced the Fever in scoring with 10 points while Briann January and Katie Douglas each added nine.
San Antonio opens the regular season on the road, visiting the Tulsa Shock on Saturday, May 19 at 7 p.m.
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