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  1. WNBA playoffs - Brittney Griner game winner lifts Phoenix Mercury...

    Michelle Smith

    Brittney Griner hadn't exactly been the star of Phoenix's postseason. But with 4.9 seconds left in Monday's decisive Game 3, the rookie hit the winning shot over WNBA MVP Candace Parker to send the Mercury into the Western Conference finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  2. Nneka Ogwumike, Sparks snap Lynx's win streak at 7

    Nneka Ogwumike had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-84.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  3. WNBA -- Minnesota Lynx have Los Angeles Sparks on their heels

    Mechelle Voepel

    In the immediate aftermath of falling surprisingly flat to open the Western Conference finals Thursday, the Los Angeles Sparks had different ideas about what had gone wrong in a 94-77 loss to Minnesota. Candace Parker was irritated by her team's ind...

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2012
  4. Maya Moore, Lynx throttle Sparks to open West finals

    Maya Moore scored 20 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 94-77 on Thursday night in the opener of the Western Conference finals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  5. WNBA -- Minnesota Lynx set to face Los Angeles Sparks

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Sparks are well-rested. The Lynx, meanwhile, had to gut out a three-game series with Seattle. Will it impact Thursday's Game 1 of the Western Conference finals?

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  6. Phoenix Mercury move on to WNBA Finals after beating Los Angeles ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    In Saturday's decisive Game 3, the Mercury's brisk pace and speed prevailed over the Sparks' pound-it-inside game. And now, Phoenix moves on to try to win the franchise's second WNBA title.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2009
  7. Parker, Leslie combine for 31 in first half as Sparks stay alive

    Candace Parker had 24 points and 18 rebounds, Lisa Leslie scored 20 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks forced a deciding third game of the Western Conference finals with an 87-76 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 25, 2009
  8. Style, pace will determine West finals Game 3 winner

    Mechelle Voepel

    Game 3 of the West finals Saturday will determine which team advances to the championship series. Whether Phoenix's stars shoot better than they did in Game 2, or L.A.'s defense can hold the Mercury in check for a second straight night, will determine the winner.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2009
  9. Taurasi, Mercury rise to early advantage in West over Sparks

    Diana Taurasi scored 28 points and Phoenix hit 14 3-pointers to hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 103-94 Wednesday night in Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference finals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 23, 2009
  10. Penny Taylor helps push Phoenix Mercury past Los Angeles Sparks

    Mechelle Voepel

    Diana Taurasi and Candace Parker each had 28 points Wednesday. But even Taurasi probably knows Penny Taylor's presence off the Phoenix bench was bigger than both.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2009
  11. Los Angeles Sparks' Lisa Leslie looks forward to a life after bas...

    Mechelle Voepel

    After 12 seasons in the WNBA, Lisa Leslie will retire when the Sparks' playoff run is over. What's next? The possibilities are endless.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2009
  12. Young hits winner as time expires, forcing Game 3 in Western fina...

    Sophia Young hit a 14-foot turnaround shot at the buzzer to lift the San Antonio Silver Stars to a 67-66 win over the Los Angeles Sparks Saturday, and forced a deciding game 3 in the Western Conference Finals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 27, 2008
  13. Leslie scores 22 as Sparks take 1-0 lead in West finals

    Lisa Leslie had 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to an 85-70 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 25, 2008
  14. Parker's layup in final 2 minutes carries Sparks past Storm

    Candace Parker scored 20 points, including a key layup with 2 minutes left, and the Los Angeles Sparks advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 71-64 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 23, 2008
  15. Late 3s help Monarchs neutralize Sparks in Game 1

    Yolanda Griffith scored 18 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 10.3 seconds left in the Sacramento Monarchs' 64-61 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 1 of the WNBA's Western Conference finals on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 24, 2006
  16. First-round loss is 1st in L.A. team history

    Tangela Smith, DeMya Walker and Kara Lawson scored 17 points apiece to lead the Sacramento Monarchs into the WNBA Western Conference finals with a 73-58 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 28, 2004