MINNEAPOLIS, July 13 (Ticker) -- Svetlana Abrosimova's perfect shooting performance continued an outstanding home stretch for the Minnesota Lynx.

Abrosimova scored a season-high 22 points on 8-of-8 shooting as the Lynx captured their sixth consecutive win at the Target Center with a 71-61 victory over the Detroit Shock.

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Making two of her career-high five 3-pointers in the second half, Abrosimova helped Minnesota (9-8) snap a two-game losing streak overall.

Nearly lost in the sizzling shooting by her teammate, Lynx guard Katie Smith set a major milestone in women's professional basketball by becoming the first American player to reach 5,000 points.

Mustering just four points in the first half, Smith hit her only 3-pointer of the contest to give Minnesota a 61-53 lead with 4:19 remaining. She added a running jumper 35 seconds later to extend the lead to 63-54, reaching the 5,000-point plateau exactly.

Smith scored 11 points and Nicole Ohlde added eight and grabbed eight rebounds.

Deanna Nolan scored 13 points and Plenette Pierson chipped in 12 for Detroit (7-8), which shot just 38 percent en route to its third loss in four games.