Shock open second half of season with win over Sparks

Tulsa Shock

Elizabeth Cambage put up a career-high 28 points before a BOK crowd gathered to see her and to celebrate Faith and Family Night.TulsaShockwithOsage

The Shock did their part in front of their fans, taking down the Los Angeles Sparks, 96-89, in the team’s first game following the WNBA All-Star Game.

Cambage had eight rebounds and four blocks to go with her big scoring effort.

Shock rookie Angel Goodrich did her part as well, dishing out nine assists.

Tulsa coach Cary Kloppenburg talked about the significance of this win for the remainder of the season.

“It’s good to beat a good team like this,” Kloppenburg said.  “We really have to push for the playoffs and we know we have to beat some of these elite teams in order to get there.”

Candace Wiggins and Glory Johnson had 18 and 17 points, respectively, for the Shock.