Los Angeles was scorched by Seimone Augustus for 25 points as the Lynx defated the Sparks 92-84 in WNBA action on Thursday.
Minnesota won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 154.5.
Minnesota got 17 points from Rebekkah Brunson and another 14 points from Lindsay Whalen. Taj McWilliams-Franklin contributed 4 assists, while Taj McWilliams-Franklin cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 23 points from Candace Parker in a losing cause and another 23 points from Kristi Toliver. Kristi Toliver contributed 4 assists for the Sparks, while Nneka Ogwumike had 9 rebounds.
The Lynx hit the break trailing 47-44 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 30 boards, while Los Angeles only had 27.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Storm. The Sparks will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.