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Gallery: London Action, Semifinals

Aug. 8, 2012


Storm stars Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson squared off in the semifinals yesterday in London, with Bird's 13 points helping the USA come back from a halftime deficit to defeat Australia. StormBasketball.com takes a look back with photos from the game.


Before the game, Bird runs out to the court with the lights at North Greenwich Arena dimmed.
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Jackson shoots over the alert American defense.
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Bird surveys the floor.
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Jackson pulls down one of her game-high 17 rebounds.
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Teammate Diana Taurasi celebrates with Bird during the game.
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Facing Maya Moore, Jackson goes to the turnaround.
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Bird delivers a pass.
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At the game's conclusion, Jackson waves to Aussie fans.
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After battling for a spot in the finals, Bird and Jackson embrace in the postgame handshake line.
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