lynx gameday

noon VS. Tulsa • target center • no TV, 106.1 FM

Lynx update: The Lynx have won three consecutive games since a seven-point loss July 6 at New York. The Lynx, still chasing Phoenix in the Western Conference standings, have won five of their past six games. In their three-game winning streak the Lynx have held opponents to 36.8-percent shooting. The Lynx, meanwhile, have shot 52.2 percent in those games. Minnesota, 2-0 vs. Tulsa, has scored more than 90 points in both games vs. the Shock.

Tulsa update: The Shock has had trouble defending. Opponents shoot 47.0 percent against Tulsa, which allows a league-high 83.9 points per game. The Shock has lost four consecutive games and seven of its past eight. G Skylar Diggins, second to Moore in the WNBA in scoring (21.1 ppg), has averaged 21 points and 8.5 rebounds in two games vs. the Lynx. F Glory Johnson is averaging 14.8 points and 9.3 rebounds this season. She had 17 points and 12 rebounds vs. the Lynx on July 10.

Kent Youngblood