Sparks topple Storm 74-61



LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker scored 21 points and Kristi Toliver added 18 and the Los Angeles Sparks defeated the Seattle Storm 74-61 on Tuesday night.

Alana Beard scored 15 points as the Sparks (2-0) led from the first quarter after their big comeback victory against the Storm on Friday in which the Sparks erased a 21-point second-half deficit.

Ann Wauters led Seattle (0-2) with 15 points. Tina Thompson added 13.