Liberty sneak past Sparks

Liberty sneak past Sparks

The New York Liberty held off a late rally to defeat the Los Angeles Sparks 69-68 Friday night at Madison Square Garden.

New York failed to cover the 4.5-point spread, while the 137 points fell UNDER the posted total of 149.

Janel McCarville shot 6-for-10 from the field with 15 points and four rebounds for the Liberty.

Lisa Leslie had a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds in a losing effort for the Sparks.