"It set the tone, for sure," Sparks head coach Carol Ross said. "I thought our defense came out with good energy. We need to let our defense score points. It created a lot of offensive opportunities for us."
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"It depends on what do from here on as to if this is something really good, a learning a moment," Ross said. "As coaches, that's what we're supposed to take these moments and turn them into."
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