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80 - 75 Final
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Beard leads Mystics over Sparks

Aug 10, 2007 - 5:34 AM LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- Alana Beard scored 21 points to lead the Washington Mystics to an 80-75 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday.

DeLisha Milton-Jones added 12 points, including a pair of free throws with five seconds remaining in the game for the Mystics (14-15), who won their fourth straight and moved two games ahead of New York (12-17) for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Washington shot 44.6 percent from the field (29-of-65), while Los Angeles managed just a 40.4 percent (29-of-72) mark. The Sparks (9-20) rank 12th out of 13 teams in the league with a team field-goal percentage of 40.7.

Taj McWilliams-Franklin and Christi Thomas led the Sparks with 14 points apiece.

The Mystics have five regular-season contests remaining, including a showdown with the Liberty on August 16.








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    LOS ANGELES 75 FINAL

    Aug 10 12:33 AM
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  • WNBA
    WASHINGTON 58
    LOS ANGELES 56 END, 3RD QTR

    Aug 10 12:04 AM


  • WNBA
    WASHINGTON 41
    LOS ANGELES 40 HALFTIME

    Aug 9 11:26 PM


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    WASHINGTON 23
    LOS ANGELES 23 END, 1ST QTR

    Aug 9 10:59 PM