Liberty vs Sparks Final: 66-64 - Recap
|Liberty vs Sparks Final: 66-64 - Recap|
Tina Charles poured in 31 points for New York on Wednesday, as they defeated Los Angeles 66-64 at STAPLES Center.
The Liberty were an 8-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 153.5.
New York got 16 points from Cappie Pondexter and another 8 points from Plenette Pierson. Cappie Pondexter contributed 5 assists, while Tina Charles cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 23 points from Nneka Ogwumike in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jantel Lavender. Kristi Toliver contributed 7 assists for the Sparks, while Jantel Lavender had 8 rebounds.
The Liberty hit the break trailing 37-34 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 42 boards, while Los Angeles only had 34.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Seattle looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Phoenix.