Lynx star Seimone Augustus scored 23 points to pace Minnesota past Los Angeles 83-74 in a key WNBA game last night in Minneapolis. Maya Moore added 20 points for Minnesota, which moved its WNBA-best record to 23-and-7. The Sparks fell to 21-and-9 after getting a game-high 25 points from Candace Parker. Minnesota outscored L-A 27-to-15 in the second quarter and never looked back. The Lynx are at Seattle on Saturday night for a 9 p.m. game.
Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore has been named the WNBA Western Conference Player of the Month for August. She won the first monthly award of her career by averaging 21.6-points per game in the month of August, shooting 56.7-percent in the process. Minnesota was 8-and-4 in the month.