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Loyd starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA

Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuisances of the WNBA. The league's top pick in this season's draft started out the season slowly, only scoring in double figures once in her first eight games. Since a 21-point performance in Tulsa she's picked up her scoring, averaging 10.8 points over the Storm's past 13 games. "Just trying to do something as a rookie, take what the defense gives me as much as possible," Loyd said. "Repetition helps a lot, it starts in practice as well, get aggressive and attack. Seeing everyone a couple times in this league has helped as well." Loyd's development hasn't been lost on teammate Sue Bird. "I...

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