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Tina Thompson is WNBA's leading scorer [Updated]

August 8, 2010 |  6:31 pm

Tina Thompson now sits atop one of the WNBA's most impressive lists. 

Thompson, a nine-time all-star and two-time Olympic gold medalist, scored her 6,264th career point against San Antonio on Sunday to surpass Lisa Leslie as the league's all-time leading scorer. She accomplished the feat with 5:01 left in the third quarter.

Leslie, who played her entire WNBA career with the Sparks, retired last year with 6,263 career points.

[UPDATED, 7:35 p.m.: Thompson finished with a game-high 23 points as the Sparks fell, 92-83, at Staples Center. Teammate DeLisha Milton-Jones scored 21 points. Roneeka Hodges had 19 points for San Antonio.]

-- Melissa Rohlin