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The Lakers won Game 1 of the series easily 126-114. After the game, Barkley had his broom ready to go. Chuck already calling this series a sweep pic.twitter.com/igKtgkKcMy — gifdsports (@gifdsports) September 19, 2020 Barkley also brought out the broom for the first round of the playoffs. He predicted the Trail Blazers would sweep the Lakers and then used his broom after Game 1 of that series. The Lakers won that series in five, leading Shaq to get some broom revenge.This time around, Barkley’s sweep prediction looks more likely.
Alyssa Thomas racked up 19 points and DeWanna Bonner collected 17 points and 13 rebounds as the Connecticut Sun upset the Los Angeles Sparks 73-59 in a single-elimination, second-round game of the WNBA playoffs Thursday night at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
The seventh-seeded Sun move on to meet the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces in Sunday's Game 1 of the semifinals, which are a best-of-five series.
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All five Connecticut starters scored in double figures, with Briann January tacking on 11 points while Brionna Jones and Jasmine Thomas, who had six assists, both notched 10 points. Alyssa Thomas and Bonner each supplied five assists.
Candace Parker poured in 22 points to go with 14 rebounds and five assists while reserve Seimone Augustus had 10 points for the Sparks, who were charged with 14 turnovers compared to just eight for the Sun.
Los Angeles swept both meetings with the Sun in the regular season. However, Sparks guard Chelsea Gray, who was a key contributor in those victories, was held to four points (2-for-9 shooting) without an assist in the playoff matchup.
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Jackson and Buss were engaged for four years before they announced their split in December 2016. Both said living on different coasts after Jackson went to work for the New York Knicks’ front office made sustaining the relationship difficult.There was some talk that NBA rules may have played in a role in the split. Whatever the case, it seems clear that Buss and Jackson hold no ill will toward one another.Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. Customize your email to get the latest news on your favorite sports, teams and schools. Emailed daily.
The third-seeded Sparks were without starting forward Nneka Ogwumike, who sat out due to illness. The Sun eliminated the Sparks for the second year in a row.
Los Angeles missed its first 12 shots from 3-point range and ended up 2-for-18 on 3s. The Sparks were down by 19 points after Bonner converted a three-point play. After that, Parker connected from deep for the team's first 3, coming late in the third quarter.
The Sun led 39-23 at halftime, going 6-for-11 from 3-point range in the opening half. Connecticut, which had only two points for most of the game's first four minutes, produced 13 assists on 15 first-half baskets.
The Sparks were held to a season-low point total for a half, in part because of 8-for-30 shooting from the field.
Connecticut finished 10-for-10 on free throws.
The Sun advanced to the second round by defeating the Chicago Sky in Tuesday night's first round. Los Angeles had a bye into the second round.
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