Saturday's WNBA Capsules
Sunday, June 17, 2012
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sophia Young and Becky Hammon scored 24 points each to lead the San Antonio Silver Stars to a 98-85 win in overtime against the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night.
Danielle Adams added 18 points and Jia Perkins had 10 for the Silver Stars (4-4). Young and Hammon combined for 11 points in the extra period as San Antonio outscored Los Angeles 15-2.
Candace Parker overcame a lethargic start to finish with 21 points for the Sparks (7-3), who shot just 1 for 9 in overtime and lost for the second straight night. Alana Beard had 23 points, Kristi Tolliver 16 and Jantel Lavender 10.
The Sparks closed regulation on a 15-7 run to tie the score at 83 and force overtime. Hammon missed a 3-pointer in the final seconds.
FEVER 84, SKY 70
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jessica Davenport scored 19 points to help Indiana snap a three-game losing streak.
Katie Douglas had 15 points, Briann January added 14 and Tamika Catchings 12 for the Fever. Catchings shot 3 for 12 from the field, but made 6 of 8 from the line to pass Lisa Leslie atop the WNBA's career free throws made list with 1,478.
Davenport was perfect, shooting 9 for 9 from the field and making her only free-throw attempt.
Sylvia Fowles scored 26 points to lead Chicago (7-2). Swin Cash added 15 points and Courtney Vandersloot had 12. Epiphanny Prince, the league's leading scorer at 24.3 points per game coming in, had seven points before leaving late in the second quarter with a right foot injury. She was on crutches after halftime.