FINALS NUMBERS

1 Sparks are looking to become the first team to win back-to-back titles since Lisa Leslie led the Sparks to titles in 2001 and 2002.

2 Games vs. L.A. that Lindsay Whalen missed this year. They were 0-2 in those games, 1-0 with her.

3 The Lynx and Sparks swept their semifinal series 3-0.

4 The Lynx are looking for their fourth title in seven seasons.

5 MVP awards between the teams: Candace Parker (two), Maya Moore, Sylvia Fowles, Nneka Ogwumike.

6 Lynx winning streak entering the finals.

7 2017 All-Stars on the rosters: Lynx — Seimone Augustus, Moore, Fowles, Rebekkah Brunson; Sparks — Parker, Ogwumike, Chelsea Gray.

KENT YOUNGBLOOD