Lynx fall short after epic comeback in Game 1 of WNBA Finals

Minnesota was down 28-2 and had the lead with 6.5 seconds left in the game.

The rematch of last year's epic five-game WNBA Finals is off to an unbelievable start after the Los Angeles Sparks took Game 1 by a score of 85-84 Sunday at Williams Arena. 

Maya Moore was incredible, finishing with 27 points to lead Minnesota all the way back from an early 28-2 hole. Moore capped her scoring with a layup to put the Lynx on top 83-82 with 6.5 seconds left in the game. 

After a timeout, the Sparks got the ball to Chelsea Grey for the game-winning jumper with a hand in her face. 

The giant first-quarter deficit was too much for the Lynx to overcome, even though outscored the Sparks 82-57 after going down 28-2. 

Game 2 of the series returns to Williams Arena at 7 p.m. Tuesday. 

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