Final

Shock 85

(16-8, 10-1 home)

    Coverage: NBATV

    6:00 PM ET, July 20, 2008

    The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI

    1 2 3 4 T
    SAC 26 28 15 1988
    TUL 21 23 16 2585

    Top Performers

    Sacramento: R. Brunson 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Tulsa: D. Nolan 27 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lawson's tiebreaking jumper gives Monarchs rare win in Detroit

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Kara Lawson's tiebreaking jumper with 39 seconds left helped the Sacramento Monarchs become the first team to win in Detroit this season, as they beat the Shock 88-85 on Sunday.

    The Shock hadn't lost at home since Game 5 of last season's WNBA Finals, winning their first 10 games at the Palace of Auburn Hills this season.

    Rebekkah Brunson led the Monarchs with 18 points and Ticha Penicheiro added 17. Deanna Nolan had 27 for Detroit while Cheryl Ford added 18 points and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

      Sacramento Tulsa
    Points 88 85
    FG Made-Attempted 29-58 (.000) 33-72 (.000)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-25 (.000) 12-16 (.000)
    Rebounds (Offensive-Total) 6-28 11-30
    Assists 16 17
    Turnovers 12 7
    Steals 7 6
    Blocks 2 4
    Fast Break Points 4 6
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 23 (0/0)