August 22, 2003 |
Because there has been nothing smooth about the Sparks' season, it was only natural that another dark cloud appeared on a night they enjoyed their biggest win of the year. Reserve forward Rhonda Mapp was not at Staples Center on Thursday as the Sparks routed Minnesota, 88-65, before 8,784. WNBA officials notified the team that she was being disciplined for an undisclosed infraction.
July 27, 1999 |
Dawn Staley scored six points in overtime and Rhonda Mapp had 18 points and 18 rebounds Monday night to lead the Charlotte Sting to a 75-69 victory over the Liberty before 14,778 at New York. Charlotte (10-10) outscored New York, 11-5, in overtime as the Liberty (10-9) missed their first eight shots.
July 27, 1997 |
Rhonda Mapp scored 15 points and Andrea Stinson had 11 on Saturday for the Charlotte Sting, which handed the New York Liberty its second consecutive home loss, 64-61. The victory, in front of 11,502, improved Charlotte's record to 7-7. Sophia Witherspoon scored 21 points for New York, which has a league-best 13-4 record despite the loss.
December 24, 1991
Trise Jackson equaled her career high with 28 points Monday night to lead 25th-ranked Cal State Long Beach to a 92-80 victory over No. 10 North Carolina State. Marsheela Harriston had 16 points and Kellie Bennett and Bolivia Gaytan each added 15 for the 49ers (5-1). Kari Parriott had 12 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for Long Beach. Rhonda Mapp led North Carolina State (5-2) with 29 points and 10 rebounds. Tammy Gibson added 21 points for the Wolfpack.
June 3, 2002 |
vs. Portland, 7:30 Site--Staples Center. Radio--KPLS (830). Records--Sparks 3-1, Fire 0-3. Record vs. Fire (2001)--1-0. Update--There are two players from the Sparks' 2001 WNBA championship team that have not received their rings yet. Ukari Figgs, who was traded in the off-season to Portland, is supposed to receive hers tonight. Figgs is hurting after losing a front tooth as a result of a collision with teammate Jackie Stiles during Sunday's loss to Seattle.
June 19, 1998 |
Teresa Weatherspoon had 13 points and six assists as the visiting New York Liberty ended a three-game, season-opening losing streak by defeating the Sacramento Monarchs (1-2), 64-48, Thursday night before 6,053. Rebecca Lobo played a solid game inside with 11 points and eight rebounds. Vickie Johnson also had 11 points for New York (1-3), which opened last season by winning its first seven games.