[Watch Online] Sparks vs. Mystics live free 06.08.2023
Mystics beat the Sparks 79-77 to snap a 3-game losing streakSaturday, August 5, 2023 1:52AMESPNWASHINGTON -- - Tianna Hawkins scored 17 points, Queen Egbo added 15 and the Washington Mystics beat the Los Angeles Sparks 79-77 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Natasha Cloud put Washington ahead 75-67 with 3:28 remaining in the fourth quarter before Los Angeles scored the next six points to get within 75-73. Hawkins ended Washington's scoring drought on a fast-break layup with 39 seconds left for a four-point lead.
In surprising fashion, it's been their offense, more so than their defense, which has let them down in recent games. As for the Sparks, they enter Tuesday's matchup looking to bounce back from a surprising loss to the New York Liberty. It's been an up and down start for the Sparks, which isn't surprising given their new additions and injuries, but the good news is Candace Parker has been cleared to return to action. She's set to play her first game of the season after injuring her hamstring during preseason. How to watch Washington Mystics at Los Angeles SparksDate: Tuesday, June 18Time: 10:30 p.
Washington Mystics vs. Los Angeles Sparks: How to watch Candace Parker's return on CBS Sports NetworkHeading into the season, the Washington Mystics and Los Angeles Sparks were two of the favorites to take home the 2019 WNBA title. So far, however, both have faltered at times, and enter Tuesday's matchup at 4-3, stuck right in the middle of the giant pack trailing the first-place Connecticut Sun. After rattling off four straight wins, the Mystics have now dropped their last two outings, including a brutal loss to the Seattle Storm at home, in which they gave up a 13-point fourth-quarter lead.
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After Los Angeles went 1 of 2 from the free-throw line, Cloud sealed it by making two free throws with 8. 1 seconds left. Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 11 points, and Cloud and Li Meng each finished with 10 points for Washington (13-13), which was coming off a three-game road swing. Washington led 48-40 at halftime as the Sparks shot just 43% from the field and turned it over 10 times. Los Angeles finished with 16 turnovers.
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