OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

Shock take opener from Sun

The Detroit Shock carried their regular season success into the playoffs against the Connecticut Sun with a 70-59 win in the opener of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night.

Detroit came into the game at home in the Palace of Auburn Hills as a 3.5-point favorite and made good on covering the spread. The game's 129 combined points fell UNDER the posted total (140.5).

Deanna Nolan shot 6-for-18 from the field in the first game of their three-game series, scoring a game-high 21 points with three boards and seven assists.

Taj McWilliams-Franklin netted 12 points, nine rebounds with three assists, while shooting 6-for-18 overall in the loss.