Storm even series with Sparks

Storm even series with Sparks

The Seattle Storm came out strong in the second half and pulled out a 75-74 win over the Los Angeles Sparks Friday night to force a deciding Game 3 in their first-round Western Conference playoff series.

Seattle failed to cover the 2.5-point spread, while the 149 points sailed OVER the posted total of 137.

Tanisha Wright had 15 points and six rebounds, while dishing out nine assists for the Storm.

Betty Lennox poured in 17 points in a losing effort for the Sparks.