Sparks use strong second half to halt the Sun

Tonight’s game result:

The Sparks used a second-half run to down the Sun, 87-77. Nneka Ogwumike scored a season-high 29 points and Candace Parker had 20.

WNBA team news:

After a trio of road losses, the Mystics get a break to work on their game.

The Sun are rising in Connecticut. (This is an example of what not to do in writing: the author assumes we know what Voltron and Oceans 11 are all about. I don’t, so the analogies mean nothing).

This week’s power rankings.

WNBA player news:

Sylvia Fowles is putting together an MVP season.

Aerial Powers sustained an ankle injury in practice Tuesday and is out 2-4 weeks.

The league’s race to the MVP rankings: Sylvia Fowles, Brittney Griner, Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker start the list.

WNBA coach news:

Bobbie Kelsey has moved up to the pros.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Mystics at Fever

Sky at Liberty

Lynx at Mercury

College player news:

Anastasia Hayes has hit the ground running in Knoxville.