|3:00 PM PT4:00 PM MT5:00 PM CT6:00 PM ET22:00 GMT6:00 3:00 PM MST5:00 PM EST2:00 UAE (+1)00:0018:00 ET5:00 PM CTNaN:� , September 3, 2017
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois Attendance: 7,199
Stewart leads Storm past Sky in regular season finale
(TSX / STATS) -- Breanna Stewart scored a game-high 29 points, including a late go-ahead jumper, as the Seattle Storm snapped a three-game losing streak with an 85-80 victory over the Chicago Sky in the regular season finale for both teams Sunday at Allstate Arena.
The Storm (15-19) rallied from an eight-point fourth quarter deficit to overtake the Sky (12-22) and hand them a fourth straight defeat.
Jewell Loyd scored 25 points while Crystal Langhorne added 13 and a game-high 12 rebounds for the winners, who move on to the WNBA playoffs and a first-round date at Phoenix on Wednesday.
Seattle is in the playoffs for the second straight season but hasn't had a winning regular season record since 2012.
Chicago was eliminated from playoff consideration last week and closed with its worst season since going 12-22 in 2008, its third year of existence.
Kahleah Copper topped the Sky with 18 points, Allie Quigley had 16 and Courtney Vandersloot added 15 and eight assists as Chicago closed its 12th WNBA season outside of the playoff field for the first time since 2012.
The Sky led by as many as eight points in the fourth quarter, including a 78-70 advantage with 5:43 left in regulation. But the Storm steadily chipped away and took an 81-80 lead on a Stewart jumper with 1:49 showing.
Stewart then added two free throws with 15.6 seconds remaining while Noelle Quinn hit two more four seconds later to make it 85-80.
Chicago jumped ahead late in the third quarter on Vandersloot's layup with 1:26 left and a Jordan Hooper 3-pointer as the Sky closed the period with a 69-66 edge.
Prior to 2017, the Sky had winning records in three of the last four seasons, including a 24-10 mark and a trip to the 2014 WNBA finals.
The Storm took a 47-46 lead on a Langhorne layup with 22 seconds left in the second quarter to close the scoring in a tight first half. Stewart scored 13 first half points while Loyd and Langhorne added 12 and 11 points, respectively.
Updated September 3, 2017