After bad start, here’s how Storm got back to locking up opponents

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart blocks the shot of Indiana Fever forward Jessica Breland during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart blocks the shot of Indiana Fever forward Jessica Breland during their game earlier this week in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

The Storm began the season as one of the WNBA's worst defensive teams. Now, Seattle has its mojo back on defense and is among the best in the league in locking up opposing offenses.

Offensive coordinator Shane Waldron watches the quarterbacks work out as the Seattle Seahawks hold Organized Team Activities Thursday June 10, 2021 at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton.  217336
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