Sparks vs Shock Final: 87-77 - Recap

Sparks vs Shock Final: 87-77 - Recap

The Sparks got 24 points from Candace Parker as Los Angeles ran past Tulsa 87-77 on Thursday at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -7-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 157.

Alana Beard had 20 points for Los Angeles and Jantel Lavender chipped in with 18 points. Candace Parker had 6 assists for the Sparks, while Jantel Lavender was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

Tulsa got 22 points from Glory Johnson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Skylar Diggins. Skylar Diggins contributed 4 assists for the Shock, while Glory Johnson had 10 rebounds.

Los Angeles led at halftime, 46-36.

Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-33.

Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Shock will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.