MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Sue Bird scored 20 points Friday night as Seattle topped the Minnesota Lynx, 72-66.
Lauren Jackson added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Storm, who rose to 16-12 with their second straight win and eighth in 10 overall. Janell Burse added 10 points for the Storm.
Chandi Jones had 16 points for the Lynx, who are one game in back of Phoenix for the Western Conference's last playoff spot. Minnesota dropped to 15-16 overall with its second straight loss.