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Lynx rock Shock to clinch playoff spot

The Minnesota Lynx became the first team in the WNBA to clinch a playoff spot with a 83-59 blowout win over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday. A sellout crowd at Target Center watched Maya Moore score a game-high 22 points. Lindsay Whalen added 15 point.
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The Minnesota Lynx became the first team in the WNBA to clinch a playoff spot with a 83-59 blowout win over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday. A sellout crowd at Target Center watched Maya Moore score a game-high 22 points. Lindsay Whalen added 15 point.

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