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Gallery: Storm 86, Minnesota 79 (Game 2)

Sept. 30, 2012


In one of the most memorable games in franchise history, the Storm rallied to win Game 2 against the Minnesota Lynx Sunday at KeyArena in double-overtime, forcing a deciding Game 3 on Tuesday. A Lauren Jackson three tied the game with 1.1 second left in regulation and the Storm gritted out the win in the longest playoff game the team has ever played. Check out our top photos of the action on and off the court.


Before the game, Lisa Brummel of Force 10 Hoops and Storm President & CEO Karen Bryant presented Lauren Jackson with the game ball from last Friday, when she became the fourth player in WNBA history to reach 6,000 career points.
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During starting lineups, Storm point guard Sue Bird is introduced with smoke and lights.
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Lauren Jackson denies Lindsay Whalen in the paint.
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Camille Little pulls down a rebound in traffic.
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Sonics legend Slick Watts is introduced to the crowd. Watts sat courtsisde with former Sonics Head Coach Lenny Wilkens, to his left.
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Tanisha Wright reacts to scoring and drawing the foul.
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Jackson looks on.
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Wright looks for a call after getting knocked to the ground.
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Magician J.P. Wilson used a Storm flag as part of his halftime act.
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Katie Smith defends Minnesota's Maya Moore.
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Jackson shoots a three.
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Camille Little points to thank Bird for an assist.
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Storm players look on as Seimone Augustus heads to the free throw line late in regulation.
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Jackson shoots the three that would force overtime.
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Bird celebrates Jackson's tying shot.
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Teammates mob Jackson after her three.
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With the Storm down three, Wright tied the game from beyond the arc during the final minute of the first overtime.
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Doppler gets fans cheering during a timeout.
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Augustus isolates against Wright at the end of the first overtime.
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Tina Thompson's three gave the Storm the lead for good.
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Fans react late in the game.
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Storm players huddle up after the win.
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Thompson and teammates thank the KeyArena crowd for its support.
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Bird smiles during her postgame interview with ESPN's Holly Rowe.
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