PHOENIX, July 18 (Ticker) -- Katie Smith scored six of her 33 points in the final minute as the Minnesota Lynx extended their winning streak to five games with a 63-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury.

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Katie Smith pulls up for two of her 33 points.
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Smith scored 19 points in the second half, made 11-of-18 shots from the field and converted 7-of-8 free throws. She fell one point shy of matching her season high, set on July 11 against Sacramento.

Rookie Nicole Ohlde added 11 points and Tamika Williams 10 for the Lynx, who picked up their latest win despite shooting just 39 percent (21-of-54).

Penny Taylor netted 20 points and rookie Diana Taurasi 15 for Phoenix, which dropped its season-high fifth straight game.