Jantel Lavender scored 22 points and Candace Parker added 20 to help the Los Angeles Sparks roll to a 90-59 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Sunday.
Ana Dabovic had 18 for the Sparks (10-17), who padded their cushion between themselves, idle Seattle (7-20) and the Stars (7-21), for the final playoff berth out of the Western Conference.
Lavender blocked a career-high five shots and played in her 132nd consecutive game, second all-time for Los Angeles. Parker had 12 rebounds and nine assists.
The Sparks shot 54% from the field and dominated in the paint, 52-28.
Kayla McBride scored 13 points and Dearica Hamby 10 for the Stars, losers of five straight.