HOOPER AND SHOCK PICK UP 4TH STRAIGHT WIN

Posted 1 month ago

By John Axtell

Jordan Hooper

Jordan Hooper

The Tulsa Shock of the WNBA beat the Seattle Storm 85-79 Sunday in Tulsa for their club-record fourth-straight win.

The Shock, who took Alliance native Jordan Hooper in the second round of this year’s draft, picked up all 4 wins at home after starting the season 0-5.

Tulsa blew a third quarter lead, but charged back late in the game with 9 straight points to take e an 83-77 lead with 1:56 left.

Reigning WNBA Rookie of the Year Skylar Diggins scored a career-high 26 points and the Shock got double-doubles from Courtney Paris and Glory Johnson. 

Hooper scored six points in the win. The 6-2 former  Nebraska All-American is averaging 6.6 points and a little over 17 minutes playing time per game.