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Originally published July 6, 2013 at 8:04 PM | Page modified July 6, 2013 at 8:07 PM

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Nneka Ogwumike leads Sparks past Silver Stars

Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 16 rebounds to lead host Los Angeles to a 93-66 victory over San Antonio.

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LOS ANGELES – Nneka Ogwumike collected 24 points and 16 rebounds and Candace Parker added 18 points to help the Los Angeles Sparks overwhelm the San Antonio Silver Stars 93-66 on Saturday and extend their regular-season home winning streak to 18 games.

San Antonio (3-8) lost seven-time All-Star guard Becky Hammon to a knee injury in the second quarter. She was playing in her first game of the season after missing the first 10 because of a broken finger on her shooting hand.

Lindsey Harding scored 14 points for the Sparks (8-4), who are 8-0 at home this season and have won those games by an average of 22.3 points.

Los Angeles outscored San Antonio 50-26 in the paint.


Tamika Catchings scored 22 points and had six steals as host Indiana beat Connecticut 78-66 in an Eastern Conference game.

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