Nneka Ogwumike scored 21 points and Alana Beard added 17 to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 77-73 on Monday night.
With eight teams sporting losing records, Phoenix, Minnesota and Atlanta remain 1-2-3 in our weekly rankings.
Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 and Candace Parker added 19 to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 77-69 on Saturday and give general manager Penny Toler her first win as a coach.
DeWanna Bonner scored a season-high 22 points to lead the Phoenix Mercury to their 14th straight victory, 93-73 over the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday night.
Tina Charles had 31 points and 15 rebounds to lead the New York Liberty to a 66-64 win against the Los Angeles Sparks on Wednesday night, spoiling the coaching debut of Penny Toler.
Saturday's All-Star contest was the kind of game that really gave the WNBA a positive boost going into the last month of the regular season.
Penny Toler didn't like the inconsistency the Los Angeles Sparks had shown this season.
The Los Angeles Sparks, amid a disappointing 10-12 season, have fired head coach Carol Ross, the team announced Sunday.
Ruffin-Pratt scores career-high 18 in Mystics win
It's like little Ralphie from "A Christmas Story." Everyone sets out for an A grade. But with just three teams boasting winning records at the All-Star break, most teams scored far below their expectations.
Candace Parker scored 17 of her season-high 34 points in the third quarter and Los Angeles overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to beat the Indiana Fever 86-78 on Tuesday night.
Minnesota's Maya Moore was the top vote-getter in WNBA All-Star Game balloting. Who else made the rosters for the East and West?
Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike just met for the first time as opponents on July 13. They'll be "foes" again later this week at the WNBA All-Star Game in Phoenix on Saturday.
Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA.
Phoenix still leads the way, but East teams Indiana (No. 4) and Washington (No. 6) continue their forward progress.