Anticipation builds as Lynx await their championship opponent

The Minnesota Lynx are waiting to see who their opponent will be for the WNBA championship series. The winner of the Atlanta-Indiana game Tuesday night will go on to the finals. The Lynx locked down their first trip to the championship with a decisive 103-86 win over Phoenix Sunday.
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The Minnesota Lynx are waiting to see who their opponent will be for the WNBA championship series. The winner of the Atlanta-Indiana game Tuesday night will go on to the finals. The Lynx locked down their first trip to the championship with a decisive 103-86 win over Phoenix Sunday.

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