Nneka Ogwumike had 21 points, six rebounds and eight assists to lead the Los Angeles Sparks past the Indiana Fever, 88-81, on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Candace Parker added 19 points and Kristi Toliver had 18 for Los Angeles (24-5). The Sparks are tied atop the Western Conference standings with Minnesota (24-5), which plays at Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
Erica Wheeler scored 20 points, Shenise Johnson finished with 19 and Tamika Catchings added 16 for Indiana (13-15).
The Sparks were ahead by 11 points, 42-31, late in the second quarter but Indiana closed the half on a 10-4 run to pull to 46-41.
Candace Parker scored six consecutive...