The Minnesota Lynx took on the Los Angeles Sparks on their Home Court Sunday night in a "must-win" Game 4 of the 2017 WNBA Finals. Down 2-1 to the defending WNBA Champions, the Lynx were able to record an 11-point victory to tie things up and send the series back to Minnesota. MVP PSylvia Fowles led the way with a double-double for her team. Here's the latest Lynx vs. Sparks game recap including top performers, statistics, and when to watch for the final game of this exciting championship series.

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The Minnesota Lynx were able to take control after the first quarter with a 21-16 lead. They kept that up in the second, outscoring Los Angeles 22-15, and then again in the third with an 18-13 quarter.

The Sparks tried to make a comeback in the fourth and outscored the visitors 25-19, but it was too little too late as Minnesota captured an 80-69 win.

Leading the way for tonight's win was WNBA MVP Sylvia Fowles. She scored 22 points on 10-for-19 shooting while also pulling in 14 rebounds. Rebekkah Brunson was also a top performer for the Minnesota Lynx. She achieved a double-double of 18 points and 13 rebounds in the game. Maya Moore scored 15 points and had eight rebounds while Seimone Augustus added 10 points to go with eight rebounds for the winning team.

The Los Angeles Sparks were led by Odyssey Sims' 18 points and nine assists, as well as Nneka Ogwumike's 17 points and eight rebounds. Candace Parker finished with 11 points on just 3-for-8 shooting and had eight rebounds. No other Sparks players managed to finish in double-digits with the bench adding just seven points in the losing effort.

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Los Angeles shot at a rate of 40.6 percent for the game compared to 42.4 percent for the visitors. Minnesota also knocked down 41.7 percent of their three-point shots and dominated Los Angeles on the boards. The Lynx had 48 rebounds total compared to just 28 for the home team. The two teams also combined for 31 turnovers in the game with the Lynx having more than half of those.

What's up next

The Sparks and Lynx will meet up for the final game of the best-of-five game series. Game 5 of the 2017 WNBA Finals is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 4th beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. ESPN will have the telecast of the final game of the series with WatchESPN providing the live streaming online via their website or mobile apps.

Will it be Los Angeles or Minnesota capturing this year's WNBA Championship? The basketball world will be watching!