The Seattle Storm and Washington Mystics played in an overtime thriller on Friday night with Seattle's playoff spot on the line. With just two games remaining in the season, Seattle was in need of a win in one of their final two contests. However, a free throw shooting contest down the stretch would play out in favor of the home team. Here's the latest Storm vs. Mystics game recap including top performers, statistics, a standings update, and what's next for each of these two teams.

WNBA game recap

In tonight's matchup, the Washington Mystics were able to outlast the visiting Seattle Storm in overtime to gain a 110-106 victory.

The game was even throughout the first four quarters, with the two teams tied 49-49 at the half. Washington took a one-point lead into the final quarter where Seattle outscored them 21-20 to force overtime.

The two teams would go back-and-forth down the stretch, fouling various players with under 20 seconds remaining. With three seconds remaining, Seattle's Sami Whitcomb was fouled by Ivory Latta. Whitcomb would hit the front end of her Free Throws with Elena Delle Donne grabbing the rebound on Whitcomb's missed second free throw. From there, Delle Donne was able to help the team grab its first win since her return. The All-Star put the game out of reach, hitting both of her shots from the charity stripe to make it 110-106 in favor of the Mystics.

Delle Donne led the way for her team tonight with a game-high 37 points on 11-for-18 shooting. The All-Star guard knocked down 6-of-9 of her 3-point shots and also grabbed seven rebounds in the win. Teammate Emma Meesseman had 27 points and eight rebounds. Kristi Toliver scored 12 points and dished out eight assists, while Krystal Thomas finished with eight points and 12 boards.

Seattle's Sue Bird was able to make history in tonight's game as she recorded her 2,600th career assist. That put her in first place all-time as she passed former WNBA assists leader Ticha Penicheiro.

In tonight's game, Bird scored 19 points to go with 13 assists. Breanna Stewart had 12 points and 13 rebounds, while Ajia Clark had 20 points and six rebounds.

For the game, Seattle shot 50.7 percent overall and 44 percent from downtown, while the home team shot at a rate of 51.3 percent overall and 44.4 percent from 3-point range.

Standings & what's next

Seattle is now 14-19 for their overall record and 4-12 on the road. The team has just one more shot to grab a win to officially get into the final WNBA playoffs spot. That comes on Sunday in what could be a big game at the Chicago Sky. Game time is set for 4 p.m. Eastern Time on NBATV.

The Washington Mystics improved to 18-15 overall and are third in the Eastern Division. The team wraps up their season on Sunday at 4 p.m. Eastern Time when they'll visit the Minnesota Lynx.