Seimone Augustus hit a 15-foot jumper with 21.1 seconds left and the Minnesota Lynx held off Seattle and Thompson for a 58-55 victory Sunday.
Shekinna Stricklen scored a career-high 26 points, Tina Thompson added 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the Seattle Storm beat the Tulsa Shock 76-67 Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Tina Thompson was awarded her eighth career Player of the Week honor on Sunday.
Tina Thompson and the Seattle Storm are heating up just in time to make a run at a WNBA-record 10th straight playoff berth.
Temeka Johnson and Tina Thompson each scored 16 points and the Seattle Storm used a big third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 88-79 on Thursday night.
Tina Thompson has been selected as the WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week for games played July 22 through July 29. This is Thompson’s first honor of this season and the seventh of her career.
Seattle rounded out a four-game road trip losing to the New York Liberty 66-57 on Friday night at the Prudential Center.
The Storm needed overtime to do it, but was able to withstand a late Washington Mystics run to win 96-86 Tuesday night at KeyArena. Tina Thompson led the way for the Storm with a season-high 30 points and eight rebounds.
Atlanta’s Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and Jasmine Thomas added 13 to lead the Dream over the Seattle Storm 68-59 on Friday night.
2013 WNBA All-Star Balloting presented by Boost Mobile will launch on Sunday, June 16, at 5 p.m. ET. Seattle Storm players Temeka Johnson, Tanisha Wright, Camille Little, Noelle Quinn and Tina Thompson are on the ballot. The 60 players included represent all 12 WNBA teams with five players from each team.