Caitlin Clark shakes off slow start for Fever by hitting two clutch shots to seal her FIRST WNBA win over Sparks and No. 2 draft pick Cameron Brink

Caitlin Clark shakes off slow start for Fever by hitting two clutch shots to seal her FIRST WNBA win over Sparks and No. 2 draft pick Cameron Brink

The No. 1 draft pick and Indiana struggled through their first five games and headed into the City of Stars after an 85-83 loss to the Seattle Storm on Wednesday.

However, they did not let their lead slip away as they took the 78-73 win over LA in a house of 19,103 spectators.

Clark only had five points before reaching into her arsenal of long-range shooting to put the nail in the coffin in the dying minutes. With 2:27 left in the game, Clark hit a 33’foot pull-up to give Indiana a six-point cushion.

About a minute later, Brink responded with a three-pointer of her own from 26 feet. But as the Sparks cut the deficit to two, Clark hit another three to put the Fever on cruise

Meanwhile, Aliyah Boston and Kelsey Mitchell each tallied 17 points as Temi Fagbenle came off the bench to lead Indiana in scoring with 18.

Brink, the second overall pick behind Clark, put in a 15-point and nine-rebound shift in their first WNBA meeting.

Dearica Hamby’s double-double with 18 points and 11 boards kept the Sparks at bay until the final buzzer cemented the loss. Rickea Jackson’s 21-minute shift off the bench resulted in 16 points.

With Clark Fever reaching Hollywood, the stars gathered at Crypto.com Arena to witness the WNBA’s newest attraction get her first win. Postgame, Clark posed with

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