Parker, Sparks beat Sun for 5th straight winJun 14, 2012 - 2:29 AM Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun, 87-81, for their fifth straight win.
Nneka Ogwumike added 18 points and Jantel Lavender scored 10 for the Sparks, who moved to 6-1 on the season.
Tina Charles had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Sun, who had a three- game winning streak snapped with only their second loss in eight games this season.
Renee Montgomery added 12 points, Tan White scored 11 and Asjha Jones had 10 in the loss.
Prior to Wednesday, both teams' only setback of the season had come against Minnesota.
- LOS ANGELES: 87
Jun 13 10:08 PM
- LOS ANGELES: 40
Jun 13 8:49 PM
- LOS ANGELES: 0
1st Quarter - 10:00
Jun 13 8:02 PM
- Storm cruise past Sun Sun
- Ogwumike leads Sparks in rout of Silver Stars Sun
- Mercury scorch Sparks Jun 15
- Liberty hold off Sun Jun 14
- Charles leads Sun past struggling Fever Jun 12
- Sparks down Shock in OT Jun 9
- Latta guides Mystics past Sun Jun 7
- Silver Stars hold on to down Sparks Jun 1
- Moore, Lynx open season by beating Sun Jun 1
- Fowles powers Sky over Sun May 31
- Sparks stomp Storm May 26
- Sun down Liberty in season-opener May 25