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Where the Minnesota Lynx stand at the All-Star break

The Lynx are 13-5 in their last 18 games.

All the talk about the Lynx being down this season might be justified, but they've reached the All-Star break with the third-best record in the WNBA. 

Yes, the team that started 2-5 is now 15-10 thanks 13 wins in their last 18 games, including three straight victories after Tuesday's 85-82 win over the New York Liberty. 

“I love the win because it was hard and we had to respond,” said head coach Cheryl Reeve, via the team's website. “We had to respond, that’s what I’ve been wanting from this team. So I think this was one of those wins where you go, ‘OK, we needed to win this way,’ and I was glad we were able to get that done.”

The WNBA race is shaking out a lot like last year's Western Conference race in the NBA played out, with very little separation. In fact, just 2 1/2 games separate the second-place Atlanta Dream and the eighth-place Connecticut Sun. 

  1. Seattle Storm, 19-7
  2. Atlanta Dream, 16-9
  3. Minnesota Lynx, 15-10
  4. Phoenix Mercury, 15-10
  5. Los Angeles Sparks, 15-11
  6. Dallas Wings, 14-11
  7. Washington Mystics, 14-11
  8. Connecticut Sun, 14-12

The eight teams with the highest winning percentages make the playoffs in the WNBA regardless of conference, with the top two seeds receiving a bye into the semifinals and the third and fourth seeds receive a bye into the second round. 

Minnesota has nine games left in the regular season, including three in four days coming out of the All-Star break against Los Angeles, Seattle and Atlanta. 

The All-Star Game is at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Target Center in Minneapolis, where Maya Moore, Sylvia Fowles and Seimone Augustus will represent the Lynx. 

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