Recap - Sparks Defeat New York 85-67
|Recap - Sparks Defeat New York 85-67|
Jantel Lavender scored 18 points leading the Sparks to an 85-67 victory over New York at Prudential Center on Saturday.
The Sparks were a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 153.5.
Los Angeles got 16 points from Kristi Toliver and another 12 points from Candace Parker. Lindsey Harding contributed 4 assists, while Jantel Lavender cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Liberty got a 22-point performance from Cappie Pondexter, who was supported by 12 points from Plenette Pierson. Kara Braxton had 3 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Kara Braxton grabbed 9 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 39-30.
Los Angeles had a 42-32 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 Sky. The Liberty will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.