Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/4/14

BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Candace Parker #15 of the United States looks on prior to playing against China in a women's basketball preliminary game on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
On the verge of matching their longest winning streak of the season, the Los Angeles Sparks could have a hard time keeping things going as they visit Indiana. The Sparks try to avoid a sixth consecutive road loss to the Fever as these teams play their final games before the Olympic break Thursday night. After winning all three games during its recently completed homestand, Los Angeles (14-6) extended its run to four Tuesday with a 90-71 victory at Phoenix. Candace Parker had 22 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocks for the Sparks, who outrebounded the Mercury 55-43 and limited them to 31.3 percent shooting. "It was a good team effort," said coach Carol Ross, whose team won five in a row May 26-June 13. "It's good for us to get a road win. ... We came off a three-game win streak at home and we wanted to see if we could extend that on the road, so it was good." Next up is a visit to Indiana, where the Sparks have been outscored by an average of 16.6 points during a fi...
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