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Sparks turn on the jets in fourth in 85-80 win

The Sparks were in real danger of ending their 17-game Staples Center winning streak. The Dream had led for most of the night, and they had just capitalized on an L.A. clock management error to take a two-point lead with 4.7 seconds left.

If ever there was a moment for Kristi Toliver.

The veteran guard had struggled all night, not hitting a jump shot until the fourth quarter. But Toliver’s made a living off of hitting clutch shots dating back to her college days, and the Sparks put the ball in her hands to save their night.