LOS ANGELES, June 11 (Ticker) -- Lisa Leslie collected 19 points and a career-high 17 rebounds as the Los Angeles Sparks posted a 69-55 victory over the Minnesota Lynx.

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Leslie recorded her fourth double-double of the season in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals, which the Sparks won by taking the final two games at home.

Leslie, who scored 22 points in the series clincher, made 8-of-17 shots and helped Los Angeles improve to 3-0 at home this season.

Two nights after rallying for an 82-68 victory over the Charlotte Sting, Los Angeles grabbed the lead for good midway through the first half and had a 34-29 halftime advantage.

The Sparks gradually increased their lead, grabbing a 62-49 cushion on Leslie's layup with 4:55 remaining

Laura Macchi added 12 points and was the only other player to reach double figures for the Sparks, who shot 41 percent (28-of-68).

Minnesota's Katie Smith scored 18 points to become the fastest player in WNBA history (167 games) to go over the 3,000-point plateau. She now has 3,012 career points.