Bottom line: Brenna Stewart and Neneka Ogwumike meet when Seattle face Los Angeles. Stewart leads the WNBA with an average of 21.6 points per game and Ogwumike is eighth in the league with an average of 17.8 points per game.
The Storm’s record in Western Conference play is 5-4. Seattle is second in the WNBA with 22.1 assists per game, led by Sue Bird with an average of 6.3.
The Sparks are 3-6 in Western Conference drama. Los Angeles ranks fifth in the Western Conference in shooting 32.3% from the city. Katie Lou Samuelson led the Sparks to shoot 44.9% from 3-point range.
The teams will meet for the second time this season. The Storm won the last meeting on May 21, 83-80. Stewart scored 28 points to help lead the Storm to victory.
Top Performer: Stewart is shooting for the Hurricanes 45.7% and averages 21.6 points. Jewel Lloyd has averaged 2.9 made 3-pointers in the last 10 games for Seattle.
Ogwumike averages 17.8 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals for the Sparks. Liz Cambage averages 11.6 points in the last 10 matches for Los Angeles.
Last 10 games: Hurricanes: 7-3, averaging 79.2 points, 32.0 rebounds, 23.1 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% from the field. Their opponents average 75.3 points per game.
Sparks: 4-6, averaging 82.0 points, 31.3 rebounds, 19.9 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. His opponents average 89.9 points.
Injury: Hurricane: None listed.
Sparks: None listed.