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Mood electric as Seattle Storm, fans celebrate third title

September 16, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Fans are whooping and cheering as they celebrate the Seattle Storm’s third WNBA championship during a parade and rally Sunday afternoon.

The mood was electric as trolleys carried players and coaches on a route that began at the Space Needle and arrived at KeyArena just as the rain fell.

Aboard one trolley, Storm forward Breanna Stewart pumped the 2018 championship trophy into the air and smiled. It was just one of three trophies that the players displayed along the parade, one for each of its three WNBA titles.

Fans in yellow and green jerseys lined the streets and later packed into KeyArena.

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan told KING-TV that the team is an inspiration to everyone in Seattle.

The Storm defeated the Washington Mystics in a three-game sweep.

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