Lynx gameday

7 P.M. VS. seattle • target center • no TV, 106.1.FM

Lynx update: The Lynx have won two in a row and are coming off a 15-point victory over Phoenix on Saturday that was the team’s most complete game of the season. The Lynx have won both games vs. Seattle this season, but they had to come back from 18 points down to win at Seattle on June 25, their biggest regular-season road comeback in franchise history. They have won 10 consecutive home games vs. Seattle. The Lynx are coming off back-to-back 10-steal, 10-block performances, only the second and third such games in franchise history. Backup F Devereaux Peters has had nine blocks over the past two games. G Lindsay Whalen is coming off Western Conference player of the week honors after scoring 37 points with nine assists in two games. F Maya Moore is coming off a 21-point game vs. Phoenix in which she hit on four of five three-pointers.

Storm update: Seattle is only 3-7 but appears to be getting better as the season goes on. The Storm beat Tulsa on Tuesday, handing the Shock only its second loss of the season. C Crystal Langhorne had 15 points in that game. G Sue Bird is averaging 14.0 points and 5.5 assists in two games vs. the Lynx this season. Rookie G Jewell Loyd appears to be finding her groove. She has scored in double figures in two consecutive games for the first time this season, shooting 11-for-21 and scoring 34 points in those two games.

Kent Youngblood