Mercury
Sparks
55 - 89 Final
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Sparks pummel Mercury in playoff preview

Sep 15, 2013 - 9:23 PM Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Candace Parker and Jantel Lavender each scored 16 points and the Los Angeles Sparks cruised past the Phoenix Mercury, 89-55, in a prelude to their Western Conference semifinal series.

The second-seeded Sparks, who finished the regular season with a 24-10 record, will have home-court advantage in their best-of-three Western Conference series against the third-seeded Mercury, with Game 1 set for Thursday.

Nneka Ogwumike, Kristi Toliver and Lindsey Harding chipped in 12 points apiece for Los Angeles, which jumped out to a 30-11 lead in the first quarter and led by as many as 38.

Brittney Griner had a team-high nine points along with Jasmine James for the Mercury, who went 19-15 on the season.






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    daniyah Added 5 roots

    Mercury 55, Sparks 89  FinalSep 23 5:00 PM


  • PHOENIX: 55
    LOS ANGELES: 89
    Final

    Sep 15 5:16 PM


  • PHOENIX: 55
    LOS ANGELES: 89
    Final

    Sep 15 5:16 PM


  • PHOENIX: 55
    LOS ANGELES: 89
    Final

    Sep 15 4:59 PM


  • PHOENIX: 26
    LOS ANGELES: 49
    Halftime

    Sep 15 3:56 PM
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    Mercury 9, Sparks 9  1st - 7:00Sep 15 3:13 PM


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

    Sep 15 3:13 PM