The Seattle Storm are the 2020 WNBA champions. They put everything in order on Tuesday night, beating the Las Vegas Aces, 92-59, in Game 3 to finish a three-game sweep in the Finals. With the success, the Storm made sure about their second title in the previous three seasons, and the fourth in franchise history.
With their fourth championship, the Storm are presently attached with the now-ancient Houston Comets and the Minnesota Lynx for the most titles in WNBA history. In their four outings to the Finals, the Storm are an ideal 4-0, which matches the Comest for the best record in Finals appearances.
Seattle completed the regular season 18-4, acquiring the No. 2 overall seed in the playoffs. Regardless of missing out on the best position because of a tiebreaker, they actually earned a bye directly to the semifinals. There, they cleared the Minnesota Lynx, at that point proceeded onward to the Finals where they cleared the Aces to finish an ideal postseason. In a telling indication of exactly how simple things were for them, five of their six successes in the playoffs dropped by double digits.
Star forward Breanna Stewart was named Finals MVP, winning the honor for the second time in the previous three seasons. In the wake of setting up the initial 35-point, 15-bounce back game in Finals history in Game 1, Stewart finished the series by averaging 28.3 points and 7.3 bounce back, while shooting 62.8 percent from the field, and 65 percent from 3-point land. She is presently the fifth player in league history to win various Finals MVP awards.