LOS ANGELES, California — Hip-hop superstar Snoop Dogg and Magic Johnson – co-owner of the Sparks were in attendance as the LA Sparks beat the Lynx 75-64 in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday night.
Candace Parker finished the night with 13 points and five steals while Ogwumike came to play adding 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Sparks who saw four of their five starters reaching double figures in scoring. Odyssey Sims scored 16 points and Chelsea Gray added 14.
The Sparks have taken a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five game series and with one more win can become the first team since 2002 to win the championship in back-to-back years. Los Angeles won back-to-back titles in 2001 and 2002.
The Lynx face elimination on Sunday.
Lynx forward Maya Moore scored 16 points, all of which came in the second half.