MINNEAPOLIS – Nneka Ogwumike’s shot from her own fault with 7.3 seconds left led the Los Angeles Sparks to a 85-83 win over the Minnesota Lynx.
Rachel Banham’s jumper with 26.6 seconds to go shot Minnesota even for the second time. The game was also tied at 65 after Lynx cleared a 17-point lead in the first half.
Ogwumike finished with 16 points. Chennedy Carter led the Sparks (4-6), who had lost six of seven, with 20 points. Liz Cambage added 15 points and Katie Lou Samuelson 13.
Sylvia Fowles and Aerial Powers had 15 points for the Lynx (2-7). Augustus was a key player on all four teams in the Minnesota WNBA Championship. LSU’s No. 1 pick in the 2006 draft played 14 seasons with the Lynx before spending a year with Los Angeles.
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