Sparks vs Shock Final: 73-67 - Recap
|Sparks vs Shock Final: 73-67 - Recap|
The Sparks grabbed a 73-67 win over the Shock on Sunday, behind a 23-point effort from Candace Parker at BOK Center.
Los Angeles won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 152.5.
Los Angeles got 15 points from DeLisha Milton-Jones and another 14 points from Kristi Toliver. Ticha Penicheiro contributed 5 assists, while Candace Parker cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Tulsa got 17 points from Sheryl Swoopes in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jennifer Lacy. Ivory Latta contributed 6 assists for the Shock, while Tiffany Jackson had 11 rebounds.
Los Angeles trailed at halftime, 45-32.
Tulsa won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-25.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mystics. The Shock will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.