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Sparks take on Lynx in Minnesota

Teams met Friday in season opener, won by L.A., 82-74

June 05, 2011

When: 12:30 p.m. PDT.

Where: Target Center.

On the air: TV: Prime Ticket.

Records: Sparks 1-0, Lynx 0-1.

Record vs. Lynx: 1-0.

Update: The teams played Friday and Candace Parker had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Sparks, 82-74. The Sparks, who had the second-worst rebounding average in the league last season (30.8), outrebounded the Lynx, 41-33, and shot 47% from the field; the Lynx shot 40.8%. Maya Moore, the overall top draft pick, had a game-high 21 points for the Lynx.

— Melissa Rohlin

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