Minnesota plays Los Angeles after Powers’ 25-point game

Minnesota Lynx (11-19, 6-8 Western Conference) at Los Angeles Sparks (11-16, 6-10 Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Sunday, 7:00 PM EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota takes on the Los Angeles Sparks after Aerial Powers scored 25 points in the Lynx’s 92-85 win against the Atlanta Dream.

The Sparks have gone 6-10 against Western Conference teams. Los Angeles is third in the Western Conference in limiting the opponent’s score, taking 82.8 points while the opponents shoot 46.0%.

The Lynx are 6-8 in Western Conference play. Minnesota allows 84.0 points to opponents while surpassing it at 1.1 points per game.

The teams will face each other for the third time this season. The Sparks won 85-83 in their last game on May 29. Chennedy Carter led the Sparks by 20 points and Kayla McBride led the Lynx by 19 points.

TOP PERFORMANCE: Nneka Ogwumike averages 18.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals for the Sparks. Katie Lou Samuelson has averaged 2.0 three-pointers over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Sylvia Fowles averages 14.6 points and 9.9 rebounds for the Lynx. Powers has an average of 17.8 points over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sparks: 5-5, averaging 79.4 points, 29.0 rebounds, 18.6 assists, 8.9 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents average 85.7 points per game.

Lynx: 5-5, averaging 87.2 points, 38.9 rebounds, 20.9 assists, 6.1 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents average 85.1 points.

INJURIES: Sparks: None noted.

Lynx: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology from Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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