Game Leaders

Points

33
Seimone AugustusS. Augustus
G - MIN
21PTS
8/12FG
3/3FT
3
Candace ParkerC. Parker
F - LA
33PTS
14/22FG
2/2FT

Rebounds

32
Rebekkah BrunsonR. Brunson
F - MIN
10REB
5DREB
5OREB
3
Candace ParkerC. Parker
F - LA
15REB
9DREB
6OREB

Assists

13
Lindsay WhalenL. Whalen
G - MIN
5AST
3TO
34MIN
0
Alana BeardA. Beard
G - LA
7AST
5TO
37MIN

Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • MIN47.1
    • 46.7LA
  • Three Point %

    • MIN38.9
    • 23.5LA
  • Turnovers

    • MIN14
    • 17LA
  • Rebounds

    • MIN23
    • 39LA

Game Information

Staples Center
Coverage: ABC
  • Los Angeles, CA
Attendance: 10,791
57%
Capacity: 18,964
Denise Brooks, Tom Mauer, Eric Brewton
10/7/2012 Associated Press

Lynx hold off Sparks to book return to Finals

Seimone Augustus scored 21 points, Maya Moore added 20 and the Minnesota Lynx held off the Los Angeles Sparks 80-79 on Sunday, advancing to the WNBA Finals to defend their title.

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Lynx2515172380
Sparks1722261479

Game Flow

MIN
LA
0:00 - 4th Quarter

MIN

80

LA

79

Shot Chart

  • Lindsay Whalen misses 11- foot jumper
  • Rebekkah Brunson makes jumper (Lindsay Whalen assists )
  • Rebekkah Brunson misses layup
  • Taj McWilliams-Franklin makes layup (Maya Moore assists )
  • Rebekkah Brunson makes layup (Taj McWilliams-Franklin assists )
  • Taj McWilliams-Franklin misses 15- foot jumper
  • Rebekkah Brunson misses jumper
  • Maya Moore misses 22- foot three point jumper
  • Amber Harris misses 16- foot jumper
  • Maya Moore makes three point jumper (Candice Wiggins assists )
  • Taj McWilliams-Franklin makes layup (Monica Wright assists )
  • Monica Wright makes jumper
  • Maya Moore makes layup (Taj McWilliams-Franklin assists )
  • Lindsay Whalen misses jumper
  • Lindsay Whalen makes driving layup
  • Maya Moore misses 24- foot three point jumper
  • Taj McWilliams-Franklin misses jumper
  • Taj McWilliams-Franklin misses 7- foot jumper
  • Maya Moore misses 15- foot jumper
  • Monica Wright makes driving layup (Seimone Augustus assists )
  • Seimone Augustus misses 21- foot three point jumper
  • Seimone Augustus makes jumper (Taj McWilliams-Franklin assists )
  • Lindsay Whalen misses jumper
  • Taj McWilliams-Franklin makes jumper (Rebekkah Brunson assists )
  • Seimone Augustus makes three point jumper (Lindsay Whalen assists )
  • Candice Wiggins misses 23- foot three point jumper
  • Monica Wright misses 11- foot jumper
  • Taj McWilliams-Franklin makes layup (Seimone Augustus assists )
  • Lindsay Whalen makes jumper (Taj McWilliams-Franklin assists )
  • Maya Moore makes three point jumper (Seimone Augustus assists )
  • Candace Parker blocks Lindsay Whalen 's 5- foot jumper
  • Candace Parker blocks Rebekkah Brunson 's 3- foot layup
  • Lindsay Whalen misses layup
  • Maya Moore makes three point jumper (Monica Wright assists )
  • Maya Moore makes three point jumper (Lindsay Whalen assists )
  • Maya Moore misses 23- foot three point jumper
  • Lindsay Whalen makes two point shot
  • Lindsay Whalen makes layup
  • Nnemkadi Ogwumike blocks Rebekkah Brunson's layup
  • Rebekkah Brunson makes two point shot
  • Seimone Augustus misses 8- foot jumper
  • Seimone Augustus misses 21- foot three point jumper
  • Kristi Toliver misses 16- foot jumper
  • Alana Beard makes jumper (Candace Parker assists )
  • Kristi Toliver makes driving layup
  • Nnemkadi Ogwumike makes layup (Kristi Toliver assists )
  • Taj McWilliams-Franklin blocks Alana Beard 's 4- foot layup
  • Candace Parker makes layup (Alana Beard assists )
  • Candace Parker makes jumper
  • Alana Beard misses jumper
  • Candace Parker misses 23- foot three point jumper
  • Alana Beard makes layup (Candace Parker assists )
  • Candace Parker makes two point shot
  • Candace Parker misses jumper
  • Candace Parker makes two point shot
  • Kristi Toliver misses 24- foot three point jumper
  • Marissa Coleman misses 24- foot three point jumper
  • Alana Beard misses jumper
  • Candace Parker makes two point shot
  • Kristi Toliver makes two point shot (Candace Parker assists )
  • Kristi Toliver makes jumper
  • Nnemkadi Ogwumike makes two point shot
  • Kristi Toliver makes driving layup
  • Alana Beard makes two point shot (DeLisha Milton-Jones assists )
  • Kristi Toliver misses driving layup
  • Alana Beard makes jumper
  • Candace Parker makes three point jumper (Alana Beard assists )
  • Alana Beard misses three point jumper
  • Nnemkadi Ogwumike makes layup (Alana Beard assists )
  • Kristi Toliver makes two point shot (Candace Parker assists )
  • Candace Parker makes three point jumper (DeLisha Milton-Jones assists )
  • Alana Beard misses 18- foot jumper
  • Nnemkadi Ogwumike makes two point shot
  • Alana Beard misses 14- foot jumper
  • Nnemkadi Ogwumike misses 4- foot jumper
  • DeLisha Milton-Jones misses tip shot
  • Kristi Toliver misses 24- foot three point jumper
  • Candace Parker makes (DeLisha Milton-Jones assists )
  • Alana Beard misses jumper

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