Nneka Ogwumike has near triple-double in second game back for Sparks

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The Los Angeles Sparks surged to a thrilling 85-80 OT victory over the Atlanta Dream Tuesday night, winning their second game in a row.

In her second game back with the Sparks, Nneka Ogwumike dropped 13 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, shooting 85.7 percent from the field.

But Kristi Toliver proved to be the hero, sending the matchup to overtime with a turnaround jumper at the buzzer.

After the game, Toliver told reporters she relishes being put in high-pressure situations on the court.

“A big moment in the game was on the line, that’s always my favorite time so I’m glad I was able to deliver.”

Next up: The Dream will have an opportunity to redeem themselves when the two teams play again on Thursday.