Friday, June 13, 2008

Will the Sun love L.A.?

If you can stay up long enough, you can catch the Sun's game with the Los Angeles Sparks tonight online. The Sun's 110-89 victory in L.A. last year was the first in a six-game winning streak for Connecticut that turned around its season. Look below for a link on today's story and check back here later today for more analysis and preview.

Here is an abbreviated Scout Box for tonight's game with the projected starters:

10:30 p.m. (ET)
Staples Center, Los Angeles

Records: Connecticut 8-1; Los Angeles 5-2.
Last game: Connecticut won at Minnesota, 75-66, on Tuesday; Los Angeles beat Detroit, 80-73, on Wedesday.
Next game: Connecticut plays at Seattle Monday; Los Angeles plays at Sacramento Saturday.
Series: Los Angeles leads the all-time series, 9-7, and are 6-3 at home against Connecticut. The Sun, however, won, 110-89, on July 7 of last year in L.A.

1 Amber Holt 5.4
15 Asjha Jones 15.0
00 Tamika Whitmore 15.1
13 Lindsay Whalen 15.3
33 Jolene Anderson 5.6

Connecticut (reserves)
22 Barbara Turner 10.6
7 Sandrine Gruda 5.0
10 Jamie Carey 2.9

Los Angeles
8 DeLisha Milton-Jones 19.9
3 Candace Parker 16.9
9 Lisa Leslie 17.0
4 Kiesha Brown 4.4
24 M. Ferdinand-Harris 9.4

Los Angeles (reserves)
33 Raffaella Masciadri 8.4
6 Shannon Bobbitt 6.0
1 Sidney Spencer 5.5

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