As if they couldn't get anymore lovable, Timberwolves Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio have purchased 500 tickets for fans for the next Lynx WNBA finals game.
The game is Tuesday, against the Atlanta Dream, and fans can call the Lynx ticket line to get freebies Monday morning (two per customer, you naughty little greedheads): 612.673.8400.
The Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream Sunday night 84-59 in Game 1 to take a 1-0 lead in the championship series. Minnesota will face Atlanta at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Target Center in Game 2 of the best-of-five series.
Minnesota is just two wins away from winning its second WNBA title in the past three seasons, notes NBA.com. Game 2 is on Tuesday at Target Center (7 p.m. tip), while Games 3 (Thursday, October 8, 7:30 p.m. CT on ESPN2) and 4 (Sunday, October 11, 7 p.m. CT on ESPN2) are at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA. Game 5, if necessary, will be at Target Center on Wednesday, October 16.
What else can we say about the Twin Towns' best sports team?
Let's leave it to WNBA.com: After wrapping up the regular season with the league’s best record for the third consecutive season, the Lynx (26-8) became just the third team in league history to string together three consecutive 25+ win seasons (Houston, 1998-00; Los Angeles, 2000-02). Including Sunday’s win, Minnesota owns an overall career 13-2 (.867) record at home in the postseason, the best home winning percentage in league postseason history.