Parker’s 34 points lifts Sparks to win over Fever

Published on July 16, 2014. | 0

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) With her team struggling against Indiana, Sparks star Candace Parker took over. Parker scored 17 of her season-high 34 points in the third quarter to help Los Angeles rally to beat the Fever 86-78 on Tuesday night. ”We were down 10, so the game was at a point where it could have gone [...]

Sparks Surge Past Sun for 90-64 win

Published on July 14, 2014. | 0

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Nneka Ogwumike has early bragging rights over her sister Chiney after the first meeting between them on the basketball court turned into a rout. She scored 24 points and the Los Angeles Sparks used a big third quarter to blow open a close game, and beat the Connecticut Sun 90-64 on Sunday. [...]

Parker and Ogwumike lead Sparks over Liberty 68-54

Published on July 12, 2014. | 0

NEW YORK (AP) The Los Angeles Sparks have struggled to close out games this season. Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates didn’t have to worry about a late-game collapse Friday night, when a strong fourth quarter led to a 68-54 victory over the New York Liberty. ”It was nice to come away with a win,” [...]

Moore scores 30 to lead Lynx past Sparks, 82-72

Published on July 9, 2014. | 0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) With star guard Seimone Augustus shelved due to knee problems, Minnesota Lynx opponents can focus more attention on Maya Moore. And Moore is giving them plenty to watch out for. Feeling frustrated through three quarters Tuesday, Moore showed the reasons she was the top vote-getter among WNBA All-Stars, leading the Lynx with 30 [...]

Mercury beat Sparks 94-89 for 7th straight victory

Published on July 7, 2014. | 0

LOS ANGELES (AP) Diana Taurasi put up a 3-pointer in the closing seconds. The ball went in, time expired and the veteran guard had coolly delivered another victory for the Phoenix Mercury. This one was extra special. Taurasi scored a season-high 32 points, including a season-best seven 3-pointers, playing in front of family and friends [...]

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