The Shock beat the Mercury, 74-59, snapping a five-game home losing streak. They’ve now won two in a row.
The Fever rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to down the Sparks, 79-68. Candace Parker had an LA franchise record for single-game steals, with eight. The Fever won at Staples Center for only the third time in franchise history.
The Fever are now in sole possession of second place in the Eastern Conference, and the Sparks are still hanging in there at fourth in the West.
Coach Cheryl Reeve and her four team captains had a three-hour meeting today, skipping practice, in the wake of Sunday’s loss at Washington.