Early struggles continue as late 3 buries Lynx in Atlanta

Angel McCoughtry's late three won it for the Dream.
Author:
Publish date:

Angel McCoughtry's 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left in the game ended the Lynx's nine-game winning streak against the Atlanta Dream. 

Minnesota was leading 74-73 when McCoughtry took the corner three and buried it for the finishing touches on Atlanta's 13-4 run to close the game. 

Maya Moore had a chance to win it but her three at the buzzer clanked off the back of the rim. 

Today's Top Stories

Moonshot home run sends Twins to 8th walk-off loss of the season

3 injuries reported as severe storms batter Minnesota

The loss snaps Minnesota's nine-game winning streak against Atlanta. 

Moore scored 18 points and Sylvia Fowles finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds.

The Lynx return home Friday to play the Phoenix Mercury. The game will be televised on ESPN2. 

Next Up

Walz

Gov. Tim Walz to announce COVID vaccine next steps on Tuesday

Minnesota is nearing the 70% vaccinated target for over-65s.

Screen Shot 2021-03-08 at 2.44.41 PM

Charges: Minnesota man killed his father with hammer, knife

The 44-year-old admitted to killing his father, court documents say.

P.J. Fleck, Gophers football

Staying home: Gopher football lands 6'7'' football recruit

The offensive lineman is a star player in southwest Minnesota.

Ambulance hospital emergency

Teen worker dies after being shocked at Vikings apartment site

Aaron Welle, 18, of Holdingford, died from his injuries.

teacher, coronavirus, covid-19, school, classroom

90% of MN schools now offer in-person learning, 55% of teachers vaccinated

Gov. Tim Walz had set March 8 as the date for when schools would be expected to offer in-person learning.

Screen Shot 2021-03-08 at 8.12.13 AM

Catholic school employee allegedly had 'inappropriate physical contact' with student

The employee is currently on leave pending an MPD investigation.

covid-19, vaccine

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can be together indoors without masks

The CDC on Monday released new guidance for fully vaccinated people.

covid saliva test

MDH to open new COVID testing site in Carver Co. amid B117 variant outbreak

It comes amid an outbreak among younger people in the southwest metro county.

radio station, microphone

KFAN's Paul Allen recounts 'harrowing' fatigue from COVID-19

Paul Allen said he experienced extreme fatigue after testing positive.

Screen Shot 2021-03-08 at 9.41.43 AM

Derailed train in Plymouth was carrying molten sulfur

No unusual air quality readings have been reported in the area.

Related

Zero: The number of shots Atlanta made in the 4th quarter against the Lynx

Atlanta scored just two points in the final quarter, and that's not a WNBA record.

Moore comes through late to lead Lynx to 7th straight win

Moore scored 26 and hit the key shots late in the game.

Sparks take Game 2, Lynx now in must-win situation

Game 4 of the WNBA Finals is Sunday in Los Angeles.

Back-to-back losses signal early season challenges Lynx face

Minnesota hosts WNBA-leading Connecticut on Friday.

Lynx win 4th WNBA championship in Game 5 thriller over Los Angeles

Minnesota has won the title every odd-numbered year since 2010.