Sylvia Fowles

Sparks Bested Lynx in First Round of WNBA Playoffs

One of the most anticipated rivalries in pro basketball history reached a new chapter. The battle between the Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx has been the grand finale for the WNBA season for the passed two years. For the 2018 season, it was the first act of the WNBA Playoffs with the Sparks dashing out the reigning WNBA champs 75-68, eliminating them in the first round.

L.A. Sparks Dominate Minnesota Lynx With 79-57 Home Victory

The Los Angeles Sparks close out the series (3-1) against rival Minnesota Lynx with a resounding 79-57 win in front of an energized Staples Center crowd on Thursday (Aug. 2). After five straight home game losses, the Sparks held the Lynx to a season low 57 points.

Minnesota Lynx Win Championship title

The Minnesota Lynx defeated the Indiana Fever in a decisive game 5 of the WNBA finals 52-69. This is the third championship the franchise has won in five years. Center Sylvia Fowles led the Lynx in scoring with 20 points; forward Rebekkah Brunson controlled the boards with 14 rebounds and contributed 10 points, according to the WNBA. Fowles was named finals MVP, the Lynx’s “suffocating defense” was a prime factor to their victory. The Indiana Fever struggled with foul trouble and 19 turnovers. Guard Briann January, center Erlana Larkins and guard Shavonte Zellous earned fouls. Veteran Tamika Catchings had a