Stars’ Top 15 Moments in History: #12

Silver Stars Defeat Sacramento Monarchs in Western Conference Semifinals, 2007

As the Stars head into their 15th season in San Antonio, we’ll be taking a look back at the top 15 moments in Stars history. Below is the #12 moment, when the Silver Stars defeated the Sacramento Monarchs in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals (2007).

The Silver Stars captured their first Playoff Series win in 2007 against the Sacramento Monarchs during Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals when Vickie Johnson scored a last-minute layup on a pass from Becky Hammon, bringing the score to 80-78.

We either wanted to take the last shot or go into overtime,” Hammon said of the winning play that started on an inbound pass with 24 seconds remaining and the score tied at 78.

“Luckily, I found my good friend Vickie Johnson.” – via

Throughout the duration of the game, Hammon contributed 22 points & 7 assists, while VJ added 14 and 7 assists.

Read the full story here. | Photo Gallery: Silver Stars v. Sacramento Monarchs Western Conference semifinals Game 3

<#13: Stars Sign Vickie Johnson

<#14: Stars Acquire Ruth Riley and Becky Hammon

<#15: Utah Starzz Relocate to San Antonio