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Up next for Sparks: Thursday at Minnesota

The fifth-place Sparks continue their push for a playoff spot when they face the third-place Lynx.

August 12, 2010



When: 5 p.m. PST.

Where: Target Center.

On the air:

Records: Sparks 10-19, Lynx 11-17.

Record vs. Lynx: 2-0.

Update: The top four teams in each conference make the playoffs, and the Sparks are in fifth place in the West. But the Sparks have five games left in the regular season and face conference rivals in all of them. The Sparks and third-place Minnesota will square off again next week, and games against Tulsa, No. 2 Phoenix and No. 1 Seattle round out the schedule. Seimone Augustus is leading the Lynx with 18.5 points a game. Tina Thompson is averaging 15.3 points for the Sparks.

— Melissa Rohlin

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