Los Angeles heads to Minnesota for conference showdown
Los Angeles Sparks (3-3, 3-3 Western Conference) at Minnesota Lynx (1-6, 0-3 Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota plays Los Angeles in a matchup of Western Conference teams.
Minnesota finished 8-10 in Western Conference games and 7-11 at home during the 2022-23 season. The Lynx averaged 82.4 points per game last season, 15.2 from the free throw line and 20.4 from beyond the arc.
Los Angeles finished 13-23 overall last season while going 6-12 in Western Conference action. The Sparks averaged 17.8 points off of turnovers, 9.2 second chance points and 21.1 bench points last season.
INJURIES: Lynx: Diamond Miller: out (ankle), Natalie Achonwa: out (personal).
Sparks: Jasmine Thomas: out (knee), Katie Lou Samuelson: out (personal).