Sparks topple Dream 79-63



LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kristi Toliver scored 19 points and Candace Parker had 14 points and 12 rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks defeated the Atlanta Dream 79-63 on Sunday.

The Sparks (13-6) improved to 9-1 at home in their last home game before the Olympic break. They also snapped a six-game losing streak against the Dream and got even for their biggest loss of the season, a 33-point win by Atlanta on June 15.

Sancho Lyttle led the Dream (8-9) with 17 points and Aneika Henry had 13. Atlanta played its second game in as many days without leading scorer and U.S. Olympic team member Angel McCoughtry, who has a sprained left MCL.