ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Nneka Ogwumike scored 32 points and Candace Parker added 29 in the Los Angeles Sparks' 115-106 double-overtime victory over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.
Ogwumike added 10 rebounds, and Parker had 12. Chelsea Gray had 20 points and 10 assists, and Odyssey Sims added 15 points and 10 assists.
Ogwumike and Parker made layups to open the second overtime and help Los Angeles (21-8) pull away. Ogwumike had a jumper with 33 seconds in the first overtime to tie at 99.
The Sky (11-17) rallied from 10 points down with 2:38 left in regulation, with Stefanie Dolson hitting two 3-pointers in the final 11 seconds -- the second with 3 seconds left to tie it at 88.
Allie Quigley made four 3-pointers, setting the Sky's season record with 69, in scoring 26 points. Courtney Vandersloot added 22 points and 12 assists, and Dolson had 18 points and 10 rebounds.
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