Latta Leads Shock Over Los Angeles


Thursday, August 30th 2012, 11:10 pm
By: News On 6


Ivory Latta scored 21 points and dished out 14 assists to lead the Tulsa Shock to a 99-85 win over the Los Angeles Sparks. Glory Johnson added 16 for Tulsa, while Amber Holt and Jennifer Lacy each scored 14.

Los Angeles was led by Kristi Toliver's 21 points and eight assists. Alana Beard and Candace Parker each chipped in 14.

Tulsa trailed 50-42 at halftime, but overwhelmed LA with a 36-12 third quarter.

Tulsa's win was its second consecutive and ended the Sparks' nine-game winning streak.

The Shock will look to make it three straight wins when they take on the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx on Friday.