After suffering their worst loss of the season, the Minnesota Lynx returned to their winning ways on Thursday with an 81-62 victory over the Washington Mystics.
Seimone Augustus led the Lynx (19-6) with 18 points. Matee Ajavon led the Mystics (5-18) with 15 points.
The Los Angeles Sparks knocked off the Eastern Conference leading Indiana Fever 75-70.
Ebony Hoffman scored 21 points and Candace Parker chipped in 18 points for the Sparks (10-14). Tamika Catchings and Erin Phillips each scored 16 for the Fever (18-8).
The New York Liberty gained a game on the Fever and Connecticut Sun by defeating Connecticut 84-81 in overtime.
Cappie Pondexter scored 27 points to lead the Liberty (15-11). Tina Charles scored 29 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Sun (16-9).