Parker leads LA Sparks to 88-77 win over Chicago Sky
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Candace Parker scored 31 points and all five starters reached double figures to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to their first road win of the season, 88-77 over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.
Kristi Toliver scored 11 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter as Los Angeles (3-14) outscored the Sky 14-4 in the final 4:18. Toliver started the decisive run with a 3-pointer and contributed six points. Parker had 10 points in the fourth quarter.
Parker, in just her second game of the season, hit 12 of 20 shots, 7 of 8 free throws, grabbed nine rebounds, had four assists and two blocks. The former MVP had 12 points in her return from a self-imposed rest for the first half of the season.
Elena Delle Donne had 21 points for the Sky (11-8) and Courtney Vandersloot tied her team record with 13 assists.