WNBA Finals 2018: Seattle Storm sweep Washington Mystics to win third title

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Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm are WNBA champions. The Storm took care of business on Wednesday night, winning Game 3 of the 2018 WNBA Finals, 98-82 to complete the sweep of the Washington Mystics. Stewart led all scorers with 30 points, while Natasha Howard kept up her strong play by adding 29 points and 14 rebounds. Bird, meanwhile, finished with 10 points and 10 assists. 

Stewart, who also won the regular season MVP Award, was named Finals MVP for her impressive performance in the series. She averaged 25.6 points and six rebounds over the three games. This is the third time in WNBA history that a player has won both MVP Awards. 

This is the third title for the Storm, who were also champions in 2004 and 2010. 

2018 WNBA Finals results (best-of-five series):

Seattle Storm 3 vs. Washington Mystics 0

  • Game 1: Seattle Storm 89, Washington Mystics 76 -- Box Score
  • Game 2: Seattle Storm 75, Washington Mystics 73 -- Box Score
  • Game 3: Seattle Storm 96, Washington Mystics 79 -- Box Score

Semi-finals (best-of-five series): Storm and Mystics advance

Seattle Storm 3, Phoenix Mercury 2

  • Game 1: Seattle Storm 91, Phoenix Mercury 87 -- Box Score
  • Game 2: Seattle Storm 91, Phoenix Mercury 87 -- Box Score
  • Game 3: Phoenix Mercury 86, Seattle Storm 66 -- Box Score
  • Game 4: Phoenix Mercury 86, Seattle Storm 84 -- Box Score
  • Game 5: Seattle Storm 94, Phoenix Mercury 84 -- Box Score

Washington Mystics 3, Atlanta Dream 2

  • Game 1: Washington Mystics 87, Atlanta Dream 84 -- Box Score
  • Game 2: Atlanta Dream 78, Washington Mystics 75 -- Box Score
  • Game 3: Atlanta Dream 81, Washington Mystics 76 -- Box Score
  • Game 4: Washington Mystics 97, Atlanta Dream 76 -- Box Score
  • Game 5: Washington Mystics 86, Atlanta Dream 81 -- Box Score
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