With the win tonight, the Lynx have won the series’ past 12 meetings, dating to an 86-78 home loss to Tulsa on June 21, 2015. Minnesota moves to 32-2 in the last 34 overall meetings, highlighted by 17 consecutive victories in Tulsa and Arlington.
Damiris Dantas led the way tonight connecting on 7-of-13 shot attempts from the field and 3-of-5 from behind the arc for 20 points on the night. She collected five rebounds and swiped three steals. The 20 points are the most she has scored since finishing with a career-high 22 points on June 13, 2017. The three steals tie a career-high, most recently accomplished on September 11, 2015.
Sylvia Fowles led the Lynx in rebounding again tonight by hauling in 12 rebounds, pushing her career total to 3065 rebounds, which is five away from passing Tina Thompson for fourth on the WNBA all-time rebounding list. Fowles finished with 19 points, for her second double-double of the season. She recorded a league-leading 22 double-doubles in the 2018 season.
Danielle Robinson led the way for the Lynx guards with six rebounds, her most since securing six on July 16, 2017 at Minnesota. Robinson added eight points and four assists.
The Lynx held the Wings to 37.5% shooting, marking the third game in a row Minnesota has held a team to 40% or lower. Minnesota is now 108-3 when holding an opponent to that mark.
Lynx Leaders Wings Leaders
Damiris Dantas 20 Points Kayla Thornton 12 Points
Sylvia Fowles 12 Rebounds Azura Stevens 8 Rebounds
Odyssey Sims 5 Assists Kayla Thornton 3 Assists
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