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How the Connecticut Sun beat the New York Liberty to steal Game 1

NEW YORK -- It looked like a certain breakaway basket for Breanna Stewart as she tried to will her New York Liberty back from a double-digit deficit early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's Game 1 of the WNBA semifinals. After knocking away the ball from the Connecticut Sun's DeWanna Bonner, Stewart stormed down court with no resistance and scooped up the ball as she approached the basket for an underhand layup.

It could have been a momentum-swinging moment for the Liberty in front of their home crowd at Barclays Center. But in came Sun guard Natisha Hiedeman -- that is, 5-foot-8 guard Natisha Hiedeman -- who didn't care that Stewart is 6-foot-4 with a 7-foot-1 wingspan, or that she's one of the winningest players in the sport's history.