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Comets come up big in L.A.

Snapping L.A.'s 28-game winning streak, Houston showed it still knows how to play the important games.

Originally Published: July 1, 2002
By Nancy Lieberman | Special to ESPN.com

For nearly two years, Los Angeles had been unbeatable at home, winning 28 straight games since July 11, 2000.

But the fantastic streak came crashing down Sunday as Houston handed the defending WNBA champion Sparks a 60-58 loss at Staples Center behind 20 points from Sheryl Swoopes.

However, while the win will definitely affect the division standings and factor into determining homecourt advantage come playoff time, don't read anything too big into Houston's win. While Houston found ...

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