Detroit 92, Minnesota 80
Shock Keep Rolling Along in Road Victory Over Lynx
MINNEAPOLIS, July 7 (Ticker) -- The Detroit Shock keep rolling along.
Swin Cash scored 19 points as the Shock defeated the Minnesota Lynx, 92-80, for their seventh victory in their last eight games.
Holding a 19-18 lead after one quarter, the Shock outscored the Lynx, 31-13, in the second period as Ford scored seven points. Cash scored six in a 10-0 run that gave Detroit a 45-28 lead with 2:41 remaining.
Rookie Seimone Augustus scored 26 points and Svetlana Abrosimova added 12 for the Lynx, who have lost six of seven and are sitting in last place in the Western Conference.
Katie Smith, a five-time All-Star traded by Minnesota to Detroit on July 30, 2005, returned for the first time since the deal and scored 11 points.