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Posted Jun 08 2014 7:02PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) With a strong start, a strong finish and a well-rounded offensive effort, the Minnesota Lynx are back on the winning track.

Seimone Augustus scored 26 points, Maya Moore and Damiris Dantas both had double-doubles, and the Lynx rebounded from their first loss of the season with an 85-72 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday.

Lindsay Whalen added 19 points and Janel McCarville scored 11 to give the Lynx (8-1) five players in double figures. Dantas had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Moore had 12 points and 13 rebounds as Minnesota never trailed.

''Everybody made plays today,'' Augustus said. ''We didn't keep the ball in one person's hands and do a lot of one-on-one. We got it around and everyone was able to contribute.''

The Lynx opened the game on a 19-7 run in which all five starters scored and held a commanding 30-16 lead after the first quarter.

The Sparks crawled back into it and cut the lead to 75-72 with four and a half minutes remaining, but Minnesota buckled down defensively and finished on 10-0 run to secure the win.

''Being late in the game, against a great team, only being up three on the road,'' Augustus said, ''it says a lot about character of this team to win like that.''

Candace Parker had 24 points and 11 rebounds and reserve Jantel Lavender scored 12 points for the Sparks (3-4), who didn't make a field goal in the game's final five minutes.

''You have to start the game and finish the game,'' Los Angeles coach Carol Ross said. ''In the first quarter we automatically put ourselves in a position where you have to fight back and it takes a lot more energy to fight from behind than it does to hold the lead. Not a great start at all and not a great finish.''

After falling behind early, Parker rallied the Sparks back into it with 11 points in the second quarter to cut Minnesota's lead to 42-37 at halftime.

The Lynx used another quick start to pull away again, reeling off an 11-5 run to open the second half and extend the lead back out to double figures. The Sparks put together a few mini runs of their own, but Minnesota never let them within three points and went into the final quarter up 66-61.

The teams continued trading buckets deep into the fourth until the Lynx led 75-72 with four and a half minutes remaining.

That's when the Sparks offense went ice cold. They missed their final six field goal attempts and turned it over five times in that span.

''When the other team is down they start to get a little desperate, so you try to force some things,'' Moore said. ''The combination of that pressure and our consistent defense I think forced some of those turnovers.''

The Lynx offense wasn't much better in the final minutes, but a pair of Lindsay Whalen jumpers and six free throws was enough to secure the victory.


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Lynx
Sparks
     
    • 46.4%

    • 37.7%

    • 20.0%

    • 40.0%

    • 76.0%

    • 76.2%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
MIN LAS
Total Rebounds 13 9
Offensive Rebounds 11 11
Turnovers 14 16
Fast Break Pts: 10 5
Biggest Lead: 16 0
Points in the Paint: 40 30
MIN LAS
p Augustus   26 Parker   24
rb Moore   13 Parker   11
a Whalen   7 2 players   4
s McCarville   6 2 players   3
b 3 players   1 Parker   1
 
  • 06/08 - MIN 85 @ LAS 72
  • 06/17 - MIN 94 @ LAS 77
  • 07/08 - LAS 72 @ MIN 83
  • 08/12 - LAS 71 @ MIN 63
Minnesota Lynx (8-1)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
M. Moore F 40:00 5-17 0-4 2-3 +13 3 10 13 3 3 0 1 1 0 12
D. Dantas F 34:49 6-9 0-0 3-4 +10 6 5 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 15
J. McCarville C 28:11 3-9 0-1 5-6 +26 2 2 4 4 3 6 3 1 0 11
S. Augustus G 35:22 9-16 2-4 6-9 +7 0 5 5 1 2 1 3 0 0 26
L. Whalen G 32:52 8-15 0-1 3-3 +22 0 2 2 7 1 0 2 0 1 19
L. Moore   02:19 0-0 0-0 0-0 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
D. Peters   17:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 -10 0 0 0 2 4 1 3 1 0 2
T. White   09:27 0-1 0-0 0-0 +2 0 2 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0
R. Brunson   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Liston   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A. Taylor   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
M. Wright   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   200 32-69 2-10 19-25   11 26 37 19 18 8 14 3 1 85
  46.4% 20.0% 76.0%   team rebs: 13 total to: 15
Los Angeles Sparks (3-4)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Herrington G-F 32:26 1-3 0-1 2-4 -24 2 1 3 2 3 3 4 0 0 4
N. Ogwumike F 21:00 4-8 0-0 2-2 -5 3 0 3 0 5 2 3 0 1 10
C. Parker F-C 34:53 9-21 2-3 4-4 -14 2 9 11 3 2 3 1 1 0 24
A. Beard G-F 29:58 3-8 0-0 3-5 -3 1 4 5 4 5 1 3 0 0 9
L. Harding G 18:38 0-5 0-0 0-0 -22 1 0 1 2 4 0 2 0 0 0
K. Toliver   29:28 3-11 2-6 1-1 +1 0 4 4 4 3 1 1 0 0 9
J. Lavender   20:09 5-5 0-0 2-3 +8 2 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 12
S. Gruda   13:28 1-8 0-0 2-2 -6 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 4
F. Abdi   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
N. Greene   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Wiggins   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   200 26-69 4-10 16-21   11 21 32 16 22 10 16 1 3 72
  37.7% 40.0% 76.2%   team rebs: 9 total to: 16

inactive

  • Lynx: --
  • Sparks: --

technical fouls

  • Lynx: --
  • Sparks: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 0
  • Times Tied: 0

arena stats

  • Arena: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Officials: #18 Kurt Walker, #62 Jeff Wooten, #13 Cameron Inouye
  • Attendance: 8770
  • Duration: 2:04
Minnesota Lynx (8-1) Los Angeles Sparks (3-4)
Start of 1st Qtr
  10:00 Jump Ball Parker vs McCarville (Harding gains possession) 
  09:49 Beard Jump Shot: Missed 
Augustus Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:48  
  09:40 Beard Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Dantas Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:40  
Team Rebound  09:40  
Dantas Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:40
[MIN 1-0]
 
  09:18 Parker Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:17 Herrington Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  09:00 Beard Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:McCarville (1 ST) 
McCarville Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Herrington (1 ST)  08:57  
  08:35 Harding Jump Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:34  
Augustus Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Moore (1 AST)  08:21
[MIN 3-0]
 
Whalen Foul: Personal (1 PF)  08:16  
  08:04
[LAS 2-3]
Ogwumike Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
McCarville Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Herrington (2 ST)  08:00  
  07:57 Harding Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:57  
  07:57 Ogwumike Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Whalen Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:47
[MIN 5-2]
 
McCarville Foul: Personal (1 PF)  07:31  
  07:21 Parker Jump Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:20  
Augustus Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  07:14
[MIN 7-2]
 
  07:14 Harding Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Augustus Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS)  07:14
[MIN 8-2]
 
  07:05 Herrington Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:McCarville (2 ST) 
Moore Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  06:59
[MIN 10-2]
 
  06:59 Herrington Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
  06:59 Harding Substitution replaced by Toliver 
Moore Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  06:59
[MIN 11-2]
 
  06:48
[LAS 4-11]
Ogwumike Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Toliver (1 AST) 
  06:39 Ogwumike Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
McCarville Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  06:39
[MIN 12-4]
 
  06:39 Ogwumike Substitution replaced by Lavender 
McCarville Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  06:39
[MIN 13-4]
 
Augustus Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  06:32  
  06:32 Beard Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:32 Team Rebound 
  06:32
[LAS 5-13]
Beard Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Dantas Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Moore (2 AST)  06:12
[MIN 15-5]
 
  06:03 Beard Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:02  
Dantas Jump Shot: Missed  05:47  
  05:46 Beard Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:36
[LAS 7-15]
Parker Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Herrington (1 AST) 
Moore Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: McCarville (1 AST)  05:23
[MIN 17-7]
 
  05:10 Toliver Jump Shot: Missed 
McCarville Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:09  
Whalen Jump Shot: Missed  05:02  
Moore Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:00  
  04:44 Parker Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
  04:44  
McCarville Substitution replaced by Moore  04:44  
Whalen Substitution replaced by Peters  04:44  
Augustus Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  04:44
[MIN 18-7]
 
Augustus Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  04:44
[MIN 19-7]
 
  04:31
[LAS 9-19]
Parker Jump Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Moore 3pt Shot: Missed  04:18  
  04:17 Beard Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:14
[LAS 11-19]
Toliver Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Beard (1 AST) 
Moore Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Toliver (1 ST)  03:58  
Dantas Foul: Personal (1 PF)  03:58  
Dantas Violation:Kicked Ball  03:47  
Augustus Substitution replaced by White  03:47  
  03:35
[LAS 13-19]
Beard Jump Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Dantas Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: White (1 AST)  03:10
[MIN 21-13]
 
  02:48 Toliver Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:46 Beard Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  02:40 Herrington 3pt Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:39  
White Jump Shot: Missed  02:33  
Dantas Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  02:31  
Dantas Layup Shot: Missed  02:29  
  02:29 Parker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:25 Parker Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:25 Lavender Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
White Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  02:25  
  02:25
[LAS 14-21]
Lavender Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Dantas Substitution replaced by McCarville  02:25  
Moore Substitution replaced by Whalen  02:25  
  02:25 Lavender Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
McCarville Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:24  
Moore Layup Shot: Missed  02:09  
McCarville Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:09  
McCarville Layup Shot: Missed  02:09  
McCarville Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  02:09  
  02:09 Toliver Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
McCarville Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:09  
Team Rebound  02:09  
  02:09 Beard Substitution replaced by Harding 
McCarville Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  02:09
[MIN 22-14]
 
  01:58
[LAS 16-22]
Lavender Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Toliver (2 AST) 
Whalen Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Peters (1 AST)  01:43
[MIN 24-16]
 
  01:32 Parker Hook Shot: Missed 
White Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:30  
  01:23 Parker Substitution replaced by Gruda 
Whalen Violation:Jump Ball  01:23  
Whalen Turnover : Jump Ball Violation (1 TO)  01:23  
  01:23 Jump Ball Lavender vs Whalen 
  01:06 Gruda Jump Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:04  
McCarville Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Whalen (1 AST)  00:56.6
[MIN 26-16]
 
  00:53.3 Harding Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
McCarville Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Whalen (2 AST)  00:44.6
[MIN 28-16]
 
  00:35.9 Gruda Layup Shot: Missed Block: Peters (1 BLK) 
  00:31.9 Harding Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:31.9 Harding Layup Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  00:30.6  
Whalen Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Herrington (3 ST)  00:09.9  
  00:06.9 Herrington Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:McCarville (3 ST) 
Peters Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: McCarville (2 AST)  00:04.7
[MIN 30-16]
 
  00:02.0 Toliver 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Qtr
Minnesota Lynx (8-1) Los Angeles Sparks (3-4)
Start of 2nd QtrBack to Top
McCarville Jump Shot: Missed  09:42  
  09:41 Toliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:33 Toliver Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:32 Ogwumike Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  09:29 Jump Ball Ogwumike vs McCarville (Harding gains possession) 
  09:19 Ogwumike Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
White Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:17  
White Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Beard (1 ST)  09:13  
White Foul: Personal (2 PF)  09:09  
White Substitution replaced by Augustus  09:09  
  09:09 Harding Substitution replaced by Parker 
  08:52 Toliver Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Peters (1 ST) 
Moore Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Whalen (3 AST)  08:47
[MIN 32-16]
 
Peters Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA)  08:41  
  08:41 Beard Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:41 Team Rebound 
  08:41
[LAS 17-32]
Beard Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Moore Jump Shot: Missed  08:27  
  08:27 Team Rebound 
Peters Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  08:27  
  08:12 Parker Jump Shot: Missed 
Whalen Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:11  
Augustus 3pt Shot: Missed  08:01  
  08:00 Toliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:51
[LAS 20-32]
Parker 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Beard (2 AST) 
McCarville Jump Shot: Missed  07:31  
  07:30 Toliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  07:22 Gruda Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  07:21 Ogwumike Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  07:20
[LAS 22-32]
Ogwumike Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:14  
Peters Substitution replaced by Dantas  07:14  
Whalen Jump Shot: Missed  06:58  
  06:57 Gruda Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:52 Beard Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Augustus (1 ST) 
Dantas Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Augustus (1 AST)  06:46
[MIN 34-22]
 
  06:32 Gruda Jump Shot: Missed 
Dantas Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:31  
Moore Jump Shot: Missed  06:22  
  06:20 Parker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:08
[LAS 24-34]
Gruda Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Toliver (3 AST) 
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  05:39  
  05:39 Gruda Substitution replaced by Lavender 
Whalen Substitution replaced by White  05:39  
  05:26
[LAS 26-34]
Lavender Hook Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Moore 3pt Shot: Missed  05:13  
  05:11 Parker Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  05:04
[LAS 28-34]
Parker Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Augustus Jump Shot: Missed  04:56  
  04:55 Parker Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  04:47 Parker Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:46 Lavender Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  04:46 Lavender Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:McCarville (4 ST) 
  04:46 Toliver Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
McCarville Substitution replaced by Peters  04:46  
  04:46 Beard Substitution replaced by Harding 
  04:46 Toliver Substitution replaced by Herrington 
  04:37 Ogwumike Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  04:37 Ogwumike Substitution replaced by Beard 
Moore Jump Shot: Missed  04:31  
Dantas Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  04:30  
Dantas Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  04:29
[MIN 36-28]
 
  04:15 Lavender Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
  04:15 Team Timeout : Regular 
Moore Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Parker (1 ST)  04:00  
White Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  03:57  
  03:57 Herrington Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:57 Team Rebound 
White Substitution replaced by Whalen  03:57  
  03:57
[LAS 29-36]
Herrington Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Moore 3pt Shot: Missed  03:41  
Dantas Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  03:40  
Dantas Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Peters (2 AST)  03:32
[MIN 38-29]
 
  03:10
[LAS 31-38]
Lavender Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Harding (1 AST) 
Augustus Jump Shot: Missed  02:48  
  02:46 Parker Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  02:34
[LAS 33-38]
Parker Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:27  
Augustus Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Moore (3 AST)  02:14
[MIN 40-33]
 
  02:02 Herrington Layup Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  02:00  
Peters Jump Shot: Missed  01:45  
  01:44 Team Rebound 
  01:21 Parker Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed 
Dantas Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  01:19  
Augustus Running Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Whalen (4 AST)  01:07
[MIN 42-33]
 
  00:52.5
[LAS 35-42]
Parker Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Beard (3 AST) 
Augustus Jump Shot: Missed  00:31.9  
  00:30.9 Parker Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  00:23.9 Harding Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:22.0 Parker Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  00:22.0 Parker Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:22.0 Parker Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
Moore Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:22.0  
  00:22.0
[LAS 36-42]
Parker Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS) 
  00:22.0
[LAS 37-42]
Parker Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS) 
Whalen 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.9  
  00:00.3 Herrington Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
End of 2nd Qtr
Minnesota Lynx (8-1) Los Angeles Sparks (3-4)
Start of 3rd QtrBack to Top
  09:49 Parker Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Moore Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:49  
Team Rebound  09:49  
Moore Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  09:49
[MIN 43-37]
 
  09:39
[LAS 39-43]
Beard Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Parker (1 AST) 
McCarville Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  09:39  
  09:39
[LAS 40-43]
Beard Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
Whalen Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  09:23
[MIN 45-40]
 
  09:10
[LAS 42-45]
Ogwumike Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Parker (2 AST) 
  08:53 Beard Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Augustus Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:53  
Team Rebound  08:53  
Augustus Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  08:53
[MIN 46-42]
 
  08:45 Beard Foul: Offensive Charge (3 PF) 
  08:45 Beard Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
Augustus Jump Shot: Missed  08:28  
Dantas Rebound (Off:4 Def:2)  08:27  
McCarville Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Whalen (5 AST)  08:18
[MIN 48-42]
 
  08:01 Beard Jump Shot: Missed 
Dantas Rebound (Off:4 Def:3)  07:59  
Whalen Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS)  07:50
[MIN 50-42]
 
  07:50 Harding Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) 
  07:50 Harding Substitution replaced by Lavender 
Whalen Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS)  07:50
[MIN 51-42]
 
  07:31 Parker Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:30  
  07:30 Herrington Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) 
  07:30 Herrington Substitution replaced by Toliver 
Moore Layup Shot: Missed  07:16  
Dantas Rebound (Off:5 Def:3)  07:16  
  07:16 Beard Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Dantas Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  07:16
[MIN 52-42]
 
Dantas Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  07:16
[MIN 53-42]
 
Moore Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  07:03  
  07:03
[LAS 43-53]
Parker Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  07:03
[LAS 44-53]
Parker Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Augustus Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Ogwumike (1 ST)  06:48  
  06:41
[LAS 46-53]
Beard Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Parker (3 AST) 
Moore 3pt Shot: Missed  06:27  
  06:26 Lavender Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  06:11
[LAS 49-53]
Toliver 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Dantas Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: McCarville (3 AST)  05:49
[MIN 55-49]
 
  05:31 Parker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  05:30  
McCarville 3pt Shot: Missed  05:19  
  05:18 Toliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  05:10 Ogwumike Foul: Offensive (4 PF) 
  05:10 Ogwumike Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
McCarville Substitution replaced by Peters  05:10  
Whalen Substitution replaced by White  05:10  
  05:10 Ogwumike Substitution replaced by Gruda 
  05:10 Beard Substitution replaced by Herrington 
Augustus Jump Shot: Missed  04:46  
Moore Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  04:44  
Moore Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  04:41
[MIN 57-49]
 
  04:30
[LAS 51-57]
Lavender Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Gruda (1 AST) 
Moore Running Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  04:10
[MIN 59-51]
 
  04:01  
  03:57 Toliver Jump Shot: Missed 
Augustus Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:56  
  03:42 Toliver Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Augustus Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:42  
Team Rebound  03:42  
Augustus Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:42  
  03:40 Lavender Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  03:25 Gruda Jump Shot: Missed 
Dantas Rebound (Off:5 Def:4)  03:24  
Augustus Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Dantas (1 AST)  03:11
[MIN 61-51]
 
White Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  02:52  
  02:52
[LAS 52-61]
Gruda Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  02:52 Lavender Substitution replaced by Harding 
  02:52
[LAS 53-61]
Gruda Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Peters Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Parker (2 ST)  02:40  
  02:35 Harding Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  02:34 Team Rebound 
  02:21
[LAS 56-61]
Parker 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Harding (2 AST) 
Peters Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Parker (3 ST)  02:06  
Peters Foul: Personal (3 PF)  02:03  
White Substitution replaced by Whalen  02:03  
Peters Substitution replaced by McCarville  02:03  
  01:44
[LAS 58-61]
Parker Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Toliver (4 AST) 
McCarville Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  01:26  
Team Timeout : Short  01:26  
  01:06 Harding Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Whalen Driving Bank shot: Made (11 PTS)  00:55.0
[MIN 63-58]
 
  00:37.9 Gruda Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:36.7 Herrington Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  00:36.7
[LAS 60-63]
Herrington Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Augustus 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Whalen (6 AST)  00:23.0
[MIN 66-60]
 
Moore Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  00:03.7  
  00:03.7 Herrington Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:03.7 Team Rebound 
  00:03.7
[LAS 61-66]
Herrington Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Augustus 3pt Shot: Missed  00:01.2  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 3rd Qtr
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Start of 4th QtrBack to Top
  09:48 Toliver 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  09:45  
  09:45 Jump Ball Toliver vs Dantas (Augustus gains possession) 
Whalen Jump Shot: Missed  09:35  
  09:33 Parker Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  09:30 Parker Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:McCarville (5 ST) 
Whalen Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: McCarville (4 AST)  09:27
[MIN 68-61]
 
  09:10
[LAS 63-68]
Parker Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (24 PTS) 
Augustus 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Whalen (7 AST)  08:52
[MIN 71-63]
 
  08:38 Gruda Layup Shot: Missed Block: Moore (1 BLK) 
Whalen Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:36  
McCarville Jump Shot: Missed  08:20  
Moore Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  08:19  
Moore Jump Shot: Missed  08:02  
  08:01 Parker Rebound (Off:2 Def:8) 
  07:51 Toliver 3pt Shot: Missed 
Augustus Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:50  
Augustus Driving Layup Shot: Made (22 PTS)  07:28
[MIN 73-63]
 
  07:26 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:26 Parker Substitution replaced by Ogwumike 
  07:26 Harding Substitution replaced by Beard 
  07:26 Gruda Substitution replaced by Lavender 
McCarville Substitution replaced by Peters  07:13  
Peters Foul: Defense 3 Second (3 PF)  07:13  
  07:13
[LAS 64-73]
Toliver Free Throw Technical (6 PTS) 
  07:05 Beard Jump Shot: Missed 
Augustus Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  07:04  
Whalen Jump Shot: Missed  06:40  
Dantas Rebound (Off:6 Def:4)  06:38  
Dantas Jump Shot: Missed  06:15  
  06:15 Team Rebound 
  06:06
[LAS 66-73]
Lavender Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Beard (4 AST) 
Peters Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA)  06:06  
  06:06
[LAS 67-73]
Lavender Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS) 
Peters Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Ogwumike (2 ST)  05:48  
  05:38
[LAS 70-73]
Toliver 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Herrington (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  05:36  
Peters Substitution replaced by McCarville  05:36  
Augustus Jump Shot: Made (24 PTS)  05:20
[MIN 75-70]
 
Whalen Violation:Kicked Ball  05:04  
  05:01 Ogwumike Jump Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:3 Def:8)  04:59  
Augustus Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  04:47  
Augustus Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  04:47  
McCarville Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  04:33  
  04:33
[LAS 71-75]
Ogwumike Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  04:33 Lavender Substitution replaced by Parker 
  04:33
[LAS 72-75]
Ogwumike Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
McCarville Jump Shot: Missed  04:15  
  04:14 Beard Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  04:05 Beard Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:03 Ogwumike Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
  04:02 Ogwumike Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO) 
  03:47 Herrington Violation:Kicked Ball 
Moore Jump Shot: Missed  03:39  
  03:37 Beard Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  03:26 Herrington Foul: Offensive Charge (3 PF) 
  03:26 Herrington Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:26  
Whalen Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS)  03:11
[MIN 77-72]
 
  02:51 Ogwumike Layup Shot: Missed Block: McCarville (1 BLK) 
Moore Rebound (Off:3 Def:9)  02:49  
Whalen Layup Shot: Missed Block: Parker (1 BLK)  02:33  
Team Rebound  02:33  
Moore Jump Shot: Missed  02:29  
  02:28 Parker Rebound (Off:2 Def:9) 
  02:20 Parker Layup Shot: Missed 
Dantas Rebound (Off:6 Def:5)  02:19  
Augustus Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO)  02:06  
  01:56 Toliver 3pt Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:3 Def:10)  01:55  
Whalen Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS)  01:33
[MIN 79-72]
 
  01:32 Team Timeout : Short 
  01:15 Herrington Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:McCarville (6 ST) 
Whalen Jump Shot: Missed  00:53.9  
Team Rebound  00:51.1  
  00:51.1 Toliver Substitution replaced by Harding 
  00:50.4 Harding Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  00:36.1 Harding Foul: Personal Take (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Whalen Free Throw 1 of 2 (18 PTS)  00:36.1
[MIN 80-72]
 
  00:36.1 Harding Substitution replaced by Toliver 
Whalen Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS)  00:36.1
[MIN 81-72]
 
  00:36.1 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:28.9 Parker Jump Shot: Missed 
Augustus Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  00:26.4  
  00:26.4 Beard Foul: Personal Take (5 PF) (2 FTA) 
Augustus Free Throw 1 of 2 (25 PTS)  00:26.4
[MIN 82-72]
 
Augustus Free Throw 2 of 2 (26 PTS)  00:26.4
[MIN 83-72]
 
  00:26.4 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:21.9 Ogwumike Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:20.7  
  00:16.6 Ogwumike Foul: Personal Take (5 PF) (2 FTA) 
McCarville Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  00:16.6
[MIN 84-72]
 
McCarville Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  00:16.6
[MIN 85-72]
 
  00:08.4 Ogwumike Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
End of 4th Qtr
broadcast information
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
MIN
2nd West
25
9
7-3
15-2
10-7
LAS
4th West
16
18
6-4
7-10
9-8
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
MIN
Moore 23.6
Moore 8.0
Whalen 5.6
Peters 1.1
Moore 2.0
LAS
Parker 20.0
Ogwumike 7.7
Parker 4.8
Parker 1.6
Herrington 2.2