Chicago Sky and Minnesota Lynx win - WNBA Roundup August 14, 2011

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Chicago Sky and Minnesota Lynx win - WNBA Roundup August 14, 2011
Two games took place in Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) on Sunday, August 14, 2011. Here is a review of the two games:
Chicago Sky 85 – San Antonio Silver Stars 73
At AT&T Center, Chicago Sky snapped their two-game losing streak with an 85-73 victory over San Antonio Silver Stars. However, Chicago is still a game behind Atlanta Dream for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Sylvia Fowles recorded a double-double with a game-high 28 points and 17 rebounds. Fowles ended with 12 for 16 shooting from the field and 4 for 6 from free throw line. Tamera Young racked up 15 points, shooting 5 for 10 from the
floor and 5 for 5 from the line, and grabbed five rebounds in the victory. Michelle Snow added 11 points and three rebounds for Sky, who have won four of their previous 10 games.
Jia Perkins came off the bench with a tame high 18 points, three rebounds and two steals for San Antonio. Sophia Young contributed 16 points, six rebounds and four steals in the loss. Becky Hammon totalled 14 points, four assists
and two steals while Scholanda Robinson scored 10 points for Silver Stars, who have lost six of their previous 10 games.
Chicago shot 48.5 percent (33 for 68) from the field and 78.9 percent (15 for 19) from free throw line. San Antonio shot 41.5 percent (27 for 65) from the floor and 70.6 percent (12 for 17) from the line. Sky grabbed 45 rebounds
while Silver Stars grabbed just 20. Additionally, Chicago outscored San Antonio 46-24 in points in the paint.
Fowles scored 22 of her points in the first half as Chicago carried a 47-29 lead at halftime. The Sky continued to play with focus in the third quarter and stretched their lead to 20 points, 66-46, heading into the fourth. Chicago
maintained their lead throughout fourth quarter.
Minnesota Lynx 82 – Tulsa Shock 54
Minnesota Lynx handed the Tulsa Shock their league record-tying 17th consecutive defeat with an impressive 82-54 victory at Target Center. It was Minnesota’s second consecutive victory, who is heading the WNBA with an 18-5 record.
Seimone Augustus led the Lynx with 16 points on an 8 for 12 shooting from the field. Lindsay Whalen punctuated 12 points, dished out a game best  nine assists and stole the ball for three times.
Not even a single Tulsa player reached double figures. Sheryl Swoopes remained the leading scorer in the losing effort with nine points.  Ivory Latta and Liz Cambage chipped in with eight points each for Tulsa.
Tiffany Jackson, shocks leading scorer with an average of 12.1 points and 8.0 rebounds per game, was limited to just six points.
Minnesota shot 47.8 percent from the field and restricted the slumping Shock to just 34 percent.
Lynx got off to a good start and held a 39-25 lead at halftime. Both teams scored 19 points each in the third quarter and Minnesota maintained their 14-point lead at the end of the quarter. Lynx outscored the visiting team 24-10
in the fourth quarter and walked away with another huge victory.



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