Epiphanny Prince scored 21 points and Elena Delle Donna had 20 to lead a balanced offense as the Sky held off a late Los Angeles surge in a 94-82 victory over the Sparks on Saturday night.
Sylvia Fowles added 17 points in the first half before leaving with an apparent right ankle injury, Courtney Vandersloot scored12 points and Swin Cash 10 to lead the Sky (7-3).
Chicago-area native Candace Parker scored 23 points to lead the Sparks (5-4). Nneka Ogwumike had 13, Alana Beard added 11 and Jantel Lavender 10 as Los Angeles dropped to 0-4 on the road.
The Sky, winners of three straight, led 67-62 to open the final quarter and weathered a Sparks comeback that cut the lead to 70-68 on Parkerís layup with 8:00 left. Less than six minutes later, Chicago was up 84-73 following Delle Donneís driving layup.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.