Friday, July 4, 2008
Silver Stars 68, Monarchs 67. With five seconds left, Sophia Young of the Silver Stars hits a bucket that ties the game, and is fouled by Adrian Williams-Strong of the Monarchs in the act. Young hits the free throw that wins the game. Ticha Penicheiro of the Monarchs missed a shot with seven seconds left, a miss which led to the Silver Stars win.
Storm 84, Liberty 71. Lauren Jackson of the Storm scored a season high 33 points in a game the Storm led from the beginning. The Storm shot 46.5 percent from the field. The Liberty managed to cut the Storm's lead from 20 to seven with 3:40 left on the clock, but the Liberty would not hit another basket for the rest of the game.
Lynx 88, Sparks 70. The Lynx started a 12-0 run at the top of the fourth quarter that put the game out of reach for the Sparks. The loss put the Sparks in second place in the Western Conference. Candace Wiggins had 19 points and Seimone August scored a season high 36 points.