LOS ANGELES (AP) Nneka Ogwumike had a career-high 38 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 84-75 on Thursday.
Ogwumike, the league leader in field-goal percentage at 68.3 percent, was 13 of 14 from the field and 12 of 14 at the free throw line.
After Atlanta pulled to 76-73 with 2 minutes left, Ogwumike made a layup and had a block on the Dream's next possession. She sealed it with six straight free throws in the final minute.
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Candace Parker added 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Los Angeles (15-1), which is top-ranked in the AP power poll.
Tiffany Hayes scored a career-high 32 points for fifth-ranked Atlanta (8-8), which has lost five in a row. Elizabeth Williams had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Angel McCoughtry, the second-leading scorer in the WNBA at 20.1 points per game, was held to nine points.