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Erika de Souza's 20 second half points send Dream past Sparks, 93-85
Erika de Souza's 20 second half points send Dream past Sparks, 93-85

Erika de Souza scored 20 of her career high-tying 27 points in the second half and had 11 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Dream to a 93-85 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night. De Souza, who led the WNBA last season with 18 double-doubles, had her third of the season for Atlanta (4-3) as the Dream held off a late rally by the Sparks (2-3). The Dream led 75-62 when Angel McCoughtry hit a pair of free throws with 1:32 left in the third quarter, but the visitors carried play for much of the next 10 minutes. McCoughtry finished with 14 points. Jantel Lavender scored 21 points for Los Angeles, and Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 21 rebounds for the Sparks. Candace Parker had 13 of...

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