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Ogwumike leads Sparks past Sky

Sep 14, 2012 - 6:11 AM Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Nneka Ogwumike poured in 30 points on 10- of-15 shooting as the Los Angeles Sparks topped the Chicago Sky, 86-77, at Staples Center on Thursday.

The Stanford product pulled down 11 rebounds and made 10-of-12 free throws, while DeLisha Milton-Jones contributed 19 points for the Sparks, who had lost three of their last four entering Thursday.

Alana Beard and Candice Parker donated 13 and 11 points, respectively, in the victory.

Swin Cash scored 23 points and Epiphanny Prince dropped in 19 points for the Sky, who had won three of their last four games. Tamera Young added 12 points in the setback.

Los Angeles came flying out of the gate, winning the first quarter by a 27-18 margin. The Sparks held a 44-35 lead at the break, but Chicago made it a game in the third, outscoring Los Angeles, 22-17, to pull within 61-57 heading into the fourth quarter.

Los Angeles outscored Chicago by five in the fourth to hold on for the victory. The Sparks shot 49 percent from the floor and led by as many as 15.








  • CHICAGO: 77
    LOS ANGELES: 86
    Final

    Sep 14 12:45 AM
  • 97
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 87 roots (Close Finish)

    Sky 77, Sparks 81  4th - 0:52Sep 14 12:34 AM
  • 10
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    RUWTbot Took away 16 roots

    Sky 59, Sparks 65  4th - 7:47Sep 14 12:17 AM
  • 26
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 9 roots (Close Finish)

    Sky 59, Sparks 63  4th - 8:15Sep 14 12:16 AM
  • 17
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    RUWTbot Added 17 roots (Close Finish)

    Sky 57, Sparks 61  4th - 10:00Sep 14 12:15 AM


  • CHICAGO: 35
    LOS ANGELES: 44
    Halftime

    Sep 13 11:31 PM


  • CHICAGO: 0
    LOS ANGELES: 0
    1st Quarter - 10:00

    Sep 13 10:41 PM