Sparks 79, Dream 63
Lindsay Whalen scored 13 of her 22 points in the third quarter and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Los Angeles Sparks 87-61 on Thursday night.
Tina Thompson had 22 points and seven rebounds to lead the Houston Comets to an 82-72 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night.
Plenette Pierson scored 21 points, including a three-point play with 26.3 seconds left that gave Detroit its first lead of the game, and the Shock held off the Los Angeles Sparks 75-73 Sunday night.
Sidney Spencer had career highs with 24 points and 12 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 87-77 Friday night, snapping a franchise-record seven-game losing streak.
Marta Fernandez scored a career-high 26 points, leading the Los Angeles Sparks to a 74-64 victory over the Sacramento Monarchs on Wednesday night.
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Lisa Leslie and Temeka Johnson scored 14 points each, helping the Los Angeles Sparks outlast the Seattle Storm 68-63 Tuesday night in the deciding game of their WNBA playoff series.
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Lisa Leslie scored 31 points as the Los Angeles Sparks held off the Seattle Storm 71-70 Sunday night for their 10th win in 11 games.
Lisa Leslie had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to a 70-62 victory over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.
Los Angeles 66, Charlotte 64
Chamique Holdsclaw scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Sparks over the Comets 75-55.
Jessica Moore's driving layup with 43 seconds left put Los Angeles in front, and the Sparks scored the last seven points in a 72-65 win over the Charlotte Sting on Tuesday night.
An injury has kept her out since July 19, but L.A. coach Joe Bryant expects point guard Nikki Teasley to see some action against Sacramento.