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Hammon scores 18 points, Robinson has 17 as Stars beat Sun 74-71 for 5th straight road win

  • San Antonio Stars’ Becky Hammon, right, drives to the basket as Connecticut Sun’s Chiney Ogwumike, left, defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. San Antonio won 74-71. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    San Antonio Stars’ Becky Hammon, right, drives to the basket as Connecticut Sun’s Chiney Ogwumike, left, defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. San Antonio won 74-71. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)  (The Associated Press)

  • San Antonio Stars’ Danielle Robinson walks on the court in the final seconds of a WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. San Antonio won 74-71. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    San Antonio Stars’ Danielle Robinson walks on the court in the final seconds of a WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. San Antonio won 74-71. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Connecticut Sun’s Chiney Ogwumike, right, fouls San Antonio Stars’ Danielle Robinson, left, during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. San Antonio won 74-71. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Connecticut Sun’s Chiney Ogwumike, right, fouls San Antonio Stars’ Danielle Robinson, left, during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. San Antonio won 74-71. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)  (The Associated Press)

Becky Hammon scored 18 points and Danielle Robinson had 17 to help the San Antonio Stars beat the Connecticut Sun 74-71 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight road win.

Kayla McBride added 15 points for the Stars (9-8), and Robinson also had seven assists and three steals.

Katie Douglas scored 25 points and Kelsey Bone had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Sun (8-9).

Connecticut trailed 55-43 with 1:07 left in the third quarter before rallying to tie the score 61-all with 2:42 to go in the fourth.

Jayne Appel answered with a layup on the other end for the Stars.

The Sun were called for a shot-clock violation on their next possession with Renee Montgomery having to heave up a desperation shot after getting trapped above 3-point line.

McBride made a 3-pointer on the other end to push San Antonio's edge to 66-61 with 1:45 remaining.