The Lynx scored just eight points in the third quarter and turned the ball over a season-high 22 times but rode a deep bench to victory over the Sparks
Ex-Lynx stars Seimone Augustus and Rebekkah Brunson, both assistants now, will have their jerseys retired in 2022. Nos. 33 and 32 will hang with Lindsay Whalen's No. 13.
Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Breanna Stewart pitched in with a double-double and the Seattle Storm remained unbeaten on the road with an 86-75 victory over the Atlanta Dream in WNBA action on Friday.
A'ja Wilson had 28 points and 14 rebounds to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Dallas Wings 85-78 on Sunday.
Betnijah Laney had 23 points and 10 assists, and the New York Liberty held on to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-83 on Sunday.
Courtney Williams scored 21 points to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Washington Mystics 101-78 on Sunday.
Breanna Stewart had 22 points, nine rebounds and five assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 89-66 on Sunday.
Crystal Dangerfield was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points and Minnesota beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-64 on Saturday night, spoiling the return of Lynx great — and current Sparks assistant coach — Seimone Augustus.
Candace Parker had 20 points and 14 rebounds and Allie Quigley scored six of her 16 points in the final two minutes to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 83-79 on Saturday.
Arike Ogunbowale made four 3-points and had 20 points, Satou Sabally scored eight of her 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 77-59 on Friday night.
Also, Layshia Clarendon's contract has expired, but is likely to return to the team on Saturday.
The Sparks have been hit hard by injury, with Jasmine Walker (knee) and Maria Vadeeva (personal) out for the season and star F Nneka Ogwumike (knee) out for a number of weeks. Her sister, Chiney Ogwumike (knee) is also questionable.
Seimone Augustus on Saturday makes an emotional return to Target Center as a Sparks assistant coach.
Tina Charles had 20 points and 10 rebounds to pass Lisa Leslie for second on the WNBA's double-double list, helping the Washington Mystics beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-71 on Thursday night.
Candace Parker made her hometown debut for Chicago and Courtney Vandersloot led the way offensively with 17 points and nine assists as the Sky beat the Indiana Fever 92-76 on Wednesday night to snap a seven-game losing streak.
Jewell Loyd scored 13 of her 18 points in the first quarter to lead six Seattle players in double figures, and the Storm cruised past the Atlanta Dream 95-71 on Wednesday night.
Tina Charles scored 31 points to lead the Mystics, who used a 21-2 third-quarter run to take control. The Lynx committed 21 turnovers.
Arike Ogunbowale scored 22 points, Marina Mabrey added 14 and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-81 on Tuesday night.
Tina Charles scored 31 points and the Washington Mystics held off the Minnesota Lynx for an 85-81 win on Tuesday night.
It's been a rough start to the WNBA season with so many stars sidelined due to injures.