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88 - 96 Final - 2OT
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Sparks use furious fourth quarter to top Monarchs in overtime

Jun 23, 2007 - 5:51 AM LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- The Los Angeles Sparks overcame a 19-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to earn a 96-88 double-overtime victory over the Sacramento Monarchs Friday.

Taj McWilliams-Franklin paced the Sparks with 21 points and 10 rebounds, connecting on 6-of-16 shots from the field.

Los Angeles outscored the Monarchs, 28-9, in the final quarter to force the first overtime, squandering a chance to win the game in regulation when Sherill Baker split a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining, leaving the score tied, 75-75.

Los Angeles played at a furious pace, taking 93 field-goal attempts and forcing 24 Sacramento turnovers.

The Sparks finished the game with six double-figure scorers and got points from six different players in the overtime periods.

Kara Lawson led the Monarchs with 20 points, including connecting on 4-of-8 3-pointers.








  • WNBA
    SACRAMENTO 88
    LOS ANGELES 96 FINAL IN 2ND OT

    Jun 23 1:24 AM
  • 106
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    RUWTbot Took away 18 roots (Overtime)

    Monarchs vs. SparksJun 23 1:13 AM
  • 124
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    RUWTbot Took away 24 roots (Overtime)

    Monarchs vs. SparksJun 23 1:12 AM


  • WNBA
    SACRAMENTO 83
    LOS ANGELES 83 End 1ST OT, GOING INTO 2ND OT

    Jun 23 1:04 AM
  • 148
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 43 roots (Overtime)

    Monarchs vs. SparksJun 23 1:04 AM
  • 105
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    RUWTbot Took away 32 roots (Overtime)

    Monarchs vs. SparksJun 23 12:53 AM


  • WNBA
    SACRAMENTO 75
    LOS ANGELES 75 END OF 4TH QTR GOING INTO OVERTIME

    Jun 23 12:48 AM
  • 137
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    RUWTbot Added 115 roots (Overtime, Close Finish)

    Monarchs vs. SparksJun 23 12:48 AM
  • 22
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    Monarchs vs. SparksJun 23 12:40 AM


  • WNBA
    SACRAMENTO 66
    LOS ANGELES 47 END, 3RD QTR

    Jun 23 12:12 AM


  • WNBA
    SACRAMENTO 41
    LOS ANGELES 32 HALFTIME

    Jun 22 11:30 PM


  • WNBA
    SACRAMENTO 23
    LOS ANGELES 17 END, 1ST QTR

    Jun 22 11:02 PM