How many points did Caitlin Clark score tonight? Career-high total not enough vs. Sparks

In a rematch between Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever against the Los Angeles Sparks, it was a case of déjà vu. Just like their previous encounter, the Fever struggled initially but came alive in the second half. However, this time the Sparks fought back with a strong third quarter performance and ultimately emerged victorious with a score of 88-82.

Despite the loss, Caitlin Clark had a standout performance, scoring a career-high 30 points. She was the driving force behind the Fever’s resilience, particularly in the first half where she contributed 14 of Indiana’s 26 points. However, the team’s overall shooting struggled, with a field goal percentage of just 29.4% at halftime.

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The third quarter began with the Fever going on an impressive 11-0 run, giving them a six-point lead and suggesting a similar outcome to their previous matchup. However, when Clark took a break from the game, the Sparks capitalized on the opportunity. Los Angeles went on a 13-0 run, finding success from beyond the arc, which is a shot they particularly enjoy taking.

By the time Clark returned to the game, the Sparks had gained a lead that they held onto for the rest of the game. In the fourth quarter, they went on another significant run, effectively putting the game out of reach. They ended up making 10 3-pointers in the second half alone.

Aside from her impressive 30-point performance, Clark also contributed six assists, five rebounds, and three steals, although she did have seven turnovers. She also showcased her defensive skills with a season-high three blocks. Furthermore, thirteen of her points came from free throws, and she made three out of ten attempts from beyond the arc.
After this defeat, the Fever’s record for the season drops to 1-7. They will have a chance to bounce back on Thursday as they face off against the Seattle Storm in their home arena. The Storm emerged victorious in their previous encounter last week.