Thompson reaches WNBA milestone as Storm tops Sky, 75-60
ASSOCIATED PRESS September 18, 2012 11:46PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Tina Thompson scored 10 points to become the first WNBA player to reach the 7,000 for her career and help the Seattle Storm beat the Chicago Sky 75-60 on Tuesday night.
Ann Wauters scored 16 points, Katie Smith added 13 and Ewelina Kobryn had 12 for Seattle (14-18).
The Storm, who already have clinched a ninth consecutive playoff berth, snapped a four-game losing streak.
Epiphanny Prince had 21 points and Shay Murphy 12 to lead Chicago (13-19). The Sky remained one game behind New York for the fourth and final Eastern Conference playoff berth.
Thompson hit a short jumper to break the milestone with 9:03 left in the first half. The 15-year veteran entered the game seven shy of the mark. She had all of her points in the first half.