Seattle Storm Weekend Forecast: Mystics Present Early Test for Storm

After opening the 2017 season with a back-to-back, the Seattle Storm have a much-deserved break before they return to the court Sunday against the Washington Mystics.

The new-look Mystics cruised in their season-opener, beating the San Antonio Stars 89-74. Their defensive deficiencies, however, were on show Friday night as they fell 99-89 to the Los Angeles Sparks. Los Angeles shot 54.8 percent from the field and made 10 of its 21 attempts from beyond the arc.

With the exception of Sue Bird’s injury, which will likely keep her out for the third game in a row, the Storm couldn’t have asked for a much better time to welcome in the Mystics. Continue reading