Perkins, Silver Stars in need of rally

As play resumes Friday in the second half of the WNBA season following the all-star break, the San Antonio Silver Stars, a perennial playoff team, find themselves with a 6-12 record and chasing Seattle (7-10) for the fourth and final playoff berth from the Western Conference. Perkins is second on the team in scoring (13.0), third in assists (2.0) and first in steals (2.06). She is fourth in the league in steals. Friday’s game is being broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest and NBA TV beginning at 7.