clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Connecticut Sun Vs. Los Angeles Sparks: Sun Host Sparks, Look For Fourth Consecutive Win

The Sun will try to win their fourth game in a row when they take on the Sparks on Wednesday night.

May 19, 2012; New York, NY, USA; Connecticut Sun guard Kara Lawson (20) dribbles the ball against the New York Liberty during the first half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE
May 19, 2012; New York, NY, USA; Connecticut Sun guard Kara Lawson (20) dribbles the ball against the New York Liberty during the first half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE

The Connecticut Sun (6-1) will take on the Los Angeles Sparks (6-1) will meet on Wednesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in a battle of one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference vs. one of the best from the Western Conference. The Sun are on a three-game winning streak and are 4-1 at home on the year. The Sparks enter the contest on a four-game win streak and sport a 2-1 road record.

The Sun have not lost since June 1 and have scored 91.7 points per game in their last three outings. Connecticut has been led in scoring by Tina Charles (20.9 ppg) who picked up her 50th career double-double against Atlanta on June 10. Charles also hauls down 11.1 rebounds per game to lead the team. Kara Lawson chips in 13.7 ppg and leads the team with 3.9 assists per game.

The Sparks are off to their best start in nine years and are led by Candace Parker (18.7 ppg), Nneka Ogwumike (14.9 ppg) and Kristi Toliver (19.6 ppg).

Game Info:

Time: 8 p.m.

Venue: Mohegan Sun Arean, Uncasville, CT

TV: ESPN2

Season Series: First Meeting

For more WNBA scores, news and analysis, visit our women's hoops blog, Swish Appeal.