Women's Hoops Blog

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Mechelle is liking LA again: Sparks flying as season winds down - Riding a five-game win streak, Los Angeles looks like a playoff team again

Because we're talking about the team near Tinseltown, we have to frame this like an action movie. Maybe one of the "Die Hard" flicks, in which the protagonist keeps running into bad things and seemingly impossible scenarios, yet still figures a way out.

Of course, the Los Angeles Sparks weren't stuck in a high-rise building with psychopathic thieves or anything. But in sports terms, they appeared to be in an unexpectedly precarious situation for much of this WNBA season.