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Sparks can't top Tulsa Shock, 69-67

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Skylar Diggins scored 22 points to lead the Tulsa Shock to a 69-67 victory over the Sparks on Friday night for their third straight win.

Diggins reached double figures for the seventh time in eight games this season and Jordan Hooper added 12 points, including two 3-pointers, for the Shock (3-5). Glory Johnson had 11 points and Courtney Paris finished with 15 rebounds.

Candace Parker scored 18 points and Nneka Ogwumike had 17 to lead the Sparks (3-5).

In a game that featured 13 lead changes and 12 ties, Tulsa went ahead midway through the third period on Diggins' basket for a 47-45 lead.

Los Angeles fell behind by seven before rallying to tie the score on Jantel Lavendar's basket with 4:38 to play.

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