Los Angeles Sparks
Brittney Griner’s performance had been up-and-down in her WNBA playoff debut. With veteran Diana Taurasi urging her on, the rookie calmly sank the winning basket.
Siemone Augustus scored 23 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a physical 83-74 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on Wednesday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the Western Conference.
Candace Parker scored with 5.7 seconds remaining in the second overtime, lifting the Los Angeles Sparks to a hard-fought 90-88 comeback victory over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday.
Temeka Johnson scored nine of her 18 points during a key eight-minute stretch in the second half and the Seattle Storm beat the Los Angeles Sparks 77-57 on Tuesday night.
Kristi Tolliver scored 19 points, including two key jumpers down the stretch, and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Los Angeles Sparks past the Connecticut Sun 74-72 on Tuesday night.
Lindsey Harding had 11 points and a career-high 14 assists to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to a 75-57 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday.
Candace Parker had 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to their fifth straight win, an 88-76 victory Sunday over the Phoenix Mercury.
Candace Parker scored a season-high 30 points and Kristi Toliver added 25 as the Los Angeles Sparks won their fourth consecutive game with a 94-78 romp over the Tulsa Shock on Thursday night.
Toliver tied her career high with 29 points, going 12 of 17 from the floor, and Los Angeles led all the way in defeating the New York Liberty 97-89 on Thursday to improve to 7-0 at home.
Lindsey Harding scored 22 points and had seven assists, and Candace Parker added 20 points to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to a 79-69 win against the Washington Mystics on Sunday night.
Shenise Johnson scored 19 points, Danielle Robinson had 18 and the San Antonio Silver Stars overcame a big game from Candace Parker in an 83-78 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night.
Kristi Toliver scored 17 points to lead six players in double figures as the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Seattle Storm 102-69 in the season opener for both teams Sunday night.
The Los Angeles Sparks signed guard Kristi Toliver to a multi-year deal coming off a season in which she was chosen the WNBA’s most improved player.
The Los Angeles Sparks have hired Atlanta Dream assistant Carol Ross as their new coach, replacing Joe “Jellybean” Bryant.
Joe “Jellybean” Bryant is returning to the Los Angeles Sparks as an assistant coach.