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Watch Candace Parker of the LA Sparks block Diana Taurasi in Game 2

By in Press Enterprise on September 15, 2017

By James Williams

Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi thought she was all clear for the easy layup in the third quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks but former WNBA MVP Candace Parker had other plans with the basketball.

the only cp3 we acknowledge is candace pic.twitter.com/AHFyPEPtNV

— wnba media elite (@jackhaveitall) September 15, 2017

Despite being on the wrong end of Parker’s block, Taurasi was all smiles.

when u get owned by candace pic.twitter.com/sUekv8S10A

— wnba media elite (@jackhaveitall) September 15, 2017

The Sparks and Mercury’s are playing the second game in the best out of five WNBA playoffs series at the Walter Pyramid on the campus of Cal State Long Beach.

Candace Parker with the monster block on Diana Taurasi

— womenshoopsworld (@hoopism) September 15, 2017

You’re gonna see that block by @Candace_Parker on @DianaTaurasi on @SportsCenter tonight

— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) September 15, 2017

What a block by @Candace_Parker !!!! #WeRise #GoSparks #WNBAPlayoffs

— Los Angeles Sparks (@LA_Sparks) September 15, 2017

The block party continued for Parker.

Candace Parker is off the chain tonight, block after block, just 🔥 tonight, get it girl

— Corneil madison (@Corneilmadiso12) September 15, 2017

Behind the play of Taurasi and Brittney Griner, the Mercury are keeping the game interesting against the Sparks. Phoenix finished the third quarter on a 11-2 scoring run.

.@brittneygriner & the @PhoenixMercury cut a 15-point deficit to 6 with a quarter to play on ESPN2!#WatchMeWork #WNBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/v21MzbDuxQ

— WNBA (@WNBA) September 15, 2017

Candace Parker with 24 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks, and 2 steals through three quarters. Sparks lead 61-55

— Mike Guardabascio (@Guardabascio) September 15, 2017

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