Lynx at a glance: Seimone Augustus and the three Olympians on the Los Angeles team -- Candace Parker, Lisa Leslie and DeLisha Milton-Jones -- will be recognized in a special pregame ceremony. This is their final WNBA game before leaving for the Beijing Games. ... Key rookie reserves Candice Wiggins (back) and Charde Houston (knee), who missed Friday's 78-68 victory over San Antonio because of injuries, are listed as day-to-day. ... Augustus needs 19 points to reach the 2,000-point milestone in her third season as a pro. ... Rookie center Nicky Anosike tied a season high with six steals in her last game. ... The Lynx are 13-12 overall, 7-6 at home. ... Team officials expect the crowd to fill the lower bowl, which seats nearly 9,200.
Los Angeles at a glance: The Sparks (14-12) are fourth in the Western Conference, only a half-game ahead of the Lynx, after losing two games in a row. ... They lost 87-61 at Connecticut with four players suspended, and 69-68 at New York with two players out. The suspensions came after a melee at the end of Los Angeles' 84-81 victory at Detroit on Tuesday. ... Sunday's game completes a six-game road trip for the Sparks. They lost at home to the Lynx 88-70 on July 3. Minnesota broke open a close game by scoring the first 15 points of the fourth quarter. ... Parker, the leading candidate for Rookie of the Year, is averaging 18.9 points, 9.4 rebounds and 3.7 assists. She is shooting 51 percent from the field and has two dunks. ... Leslie, who has three gold medals for previous Olympics, is averaging 15.4 points and 9.1 rebounds. ... Parker and Leslie are Nos. 1 and 2 in the league in rebounding.