Sparks advance past Storm

Sparks advance past Storm

Candace Parker scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds Sunday, as the Los Angeles Sparks defeated the Seattle Storm 75-64 to win their opening round playoff series 2-1.

The Sparks were a 3-point favorite in the game and were able to cover the spread. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (138.5).

Lisa Leslie added 13 points and eight rebounds for Los Angeles, while Tina Thompson had 12 points.

Swin Cash led Seattle with 21 points and 10 rebounds and Sue Bird netted 15 points.