May 13, 2024 - News

Pic to go: Storm rising

Seattle Storm players on the court during a game.

Skylar Diggins-Smith and Jewell Loyd of the Seattle Storm high-five during a preseason game against the Phoenix Mercury. Photo: Liv Lyons/NBAE via Getty Images

The Storm play the Minnesota Lynx in their season opener at Climate Pledge Arena tomorrow night.

Why it matters: After a season of rebuilding last year following Sue Bird's retirement, the Seattle team beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-59 last week in their second win of the preseason.

Who to watch: Jewell Loyd and Nneka Ogwumike are among ESPN's top 25 WNBA players.

  • With Skylar Diggins-Smith, Nika Mühl, Ezi Magbegor, Sami Whitcomb and last year's rookie Jordan Horston, the season looks off to a promising start.

If you go: Tickets for the 7pm game start around $25.

Editor's note: This story was corrected to omit Joyner Holmes, who was dropped this week, and Jade Melbourne, who was traded to the Mystics.

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