Los Angeles vs Washington Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 86-82
The Sparks grabbed an 86-82 win over the Mystics on Tuesday, behind a 19-point effort from Candace Parker at Verizon Center.
The Sparks were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 149.5.
Los Angeles got 15 points from Tina Thompson and another 13 points from DeLisha Milton-Jones. Ticha Penicheiro contributed 6 assists, while Tina Thompson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Mystics got a 28-point performance from Crystal Langhorne, who was supported by 14 points from Matee Ajavon. Jasmine Thomas had 5 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Crystal Langhorne grabbed 9 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 41-37.
Washington had a 37-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Shock. The Mystics will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.