Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Alana Beard made the game-winning shot with
10.2 seconds remaining in regulation as the Los Angeles Sparks defeated the
Seattle Storm, 65-64, on Saturday.
Down 64-61, Lindsey Harding made a layup to cut the deficit to one with 30.9
second left. Seattle's Shekinna Stricklen missed a 3-pointer with 22.9 seconds
to go and Beard's shot from 15 feet away allowed Los Angeles to take the lead.
In the final second, Temeka Johnson and Tina Thompson attempted layups, but
both of them were blocked by Nneka Ogwumike.
Ogwumike had 24 points and nine rebounds while Harding had 10 points and eight
assists for the Sparks, who have won seven of their last eight games.
Camille Little scored 22 points while Stricklen added 13 for the Storm, who
are on a two-game losing streak.
The Sports Network