Kristi Toliver scored 29 points and Candace Parker had 28 points and 13 rebounds as the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 96-90 on Thursday.
Seimone Augustus and Minnesota must ramp up their trademark physical defense again to beat San Antonio.
The Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 87-68 on Saturday night to earn their first playoff berth since 2004.
Just when it seemed all the bad mojo Minnesota has endured was finally lifting, star Seimone Augustus was lost for the season. But the Lynx have stayed on track so far.
Minnesota Lynx star Seimone Augustus will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in her left knee.
Diana Taurasi scored 28 points, rookie DeWanna Bonner had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Minnesota Lynx 104-80 Wednesday night.
Seimone Augustus has been diagnosed with a mild concussion and is listed as "day-to-day."
Sue Bird scored 22 points, Swin Cash added 17 points and 11 rebounds and the Storm locked down two of the league's top scorers while holding on for a 76-73 victory over the Lynx.
Seimone Augustus scored 21 points and the Minnesota Lynx took advantage of the depleted Seattle Storm to win 95-74 on Tuesday night.
Amber Jacobs scored a career-high 24 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the Chicago Sky 90-82 on Wednesday.
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The Minnesota Lynx took LSU's Seimone Augustus with the top pick in the WNBA draft Wednesday.
Nicole Powell scored 18 points to lead the host Sacramento Monarchs to a 67-50 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Friday night.
Minnesota Lynx guard Katie Smith, the leading scorer in the history of women's professional basketball, said Thursday she expects to recover from knee surgery in time for next season.
Tamika Williams scored 13 points to lead a balanced attack, and the Minnesota Lynx defeated the San Antonio Silver Stars 66-53 Wednesday night.
Minnesota Lynx guard Katie Smith, the WNBA's third-leading scorer, has a sprained right knee.