Lynx cruise past Mercury, 89-66

The Lynx cruised past the Pheonix Mercury last night to a 89-66 victory. Maya Moore lead Minnesota with 21 points. Erin Thorn had 17 points, Seimone Augustus added 16 points and four assists, and Lindsay Whalen scored 13 points. The Lynx open the playoffs at home against Seattle next Friday.
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The Lynx cruised past the Pheonix Mercury last night to a 89-66 victory. Maya Moore lead Minnesota with 21 points. Erin Thorn had 17 points, Seimone Augustus added 16 points and four assists, and Lindsay Whalen scored 13 points. The Lynx open the playoffs at home against Seattle next Friday.

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