The top 5 moments of Breanna Stewart's MVP 2018 season

Breanna Stewart is the 2018 WNBA MVP. From her 2,000th career point to outdueling her MVP competition, celebrate the only Storm player to earn the honor since Lauren Jackson by reliving the best moments of Stewie's remarkable season.

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July 14: Stewie vs. Liz

Storm 91, Wings 84

In a matchup of MVP contenders, Stewart outplayed the Dallas center Liz Cambage while scoring a season-high 35 points to lead the Storm to a 91-84 win on July 14. She also had 10 rebounds and converted 12 of 22 shots, including 3 of 6 three-pointers. WNBA scoring champion Cambage finished with 23 points.


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July 28: All-Star starting debut

WNBA All-Star Game

Stewart made her first start and second straight appearance in the WNBA All-Star game on July 28 in Minneapolis. With 10 points she led a starting lineup that included Storm teammate Sue Bird, Phoenix’s Diana Taurasi, Minnesota’s Sylvia Fowles and Washington’s Elena Delle Donne.


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August 6: Broadway Sensation

Storm 96, Liberty 80

In front of a Madison Square Garden crowd of 12,488 that included family, friends and Chelsea Clinton, Stewart – a North Syracuse, N.Y. native – returned home and lit up the Big Apple with 32 points in 33 minutes en route to a 96-80 victory over the Liberty on Aug. 6.


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August 17: 100 games, 2,000 points

Storm 85, Liberty 77

In her 100th game, the 23-year-old Stewart scored her 2,000th career point during an 85-77 win against New York on Aug. 17 to become the fourth-fastest and second-youngest in WNBA history to reach the milestone. In the game, Stewart canned five of six three-pointers – tying a career high.

Said Stewart: “This is only my third year in the league, but I know what I want to do. I know the type of player I want to turn into and I’m kind of making that happen sooner than later.”


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August 19: Move over Lauren

Storm 84, Wings 68

In the Aug. 19 regular-season finale, Stewart set a Storm single-season record with 742 points and 270 field goals. Both records were previously set by Lauren Jackson in 2007.

Said Stewart: “Anytime I’m able to break a record and break one that Lauren Jackson created is huge.”


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