Lynx narrowly escape San Antonio in game one, 66-65

The Minnesota Lynx avoided a game one loss in their best-of-three series against San Antonio with a 66-65 win on Friday night. Lindsay Whalen led Minnesota with 20-points and Seimone Augustus added 19 of her own. Game two of the series is Sunday afternoon.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

The Minnesota Lynx avoided a game one loss in their best-of-three series against San Antonio with a 66-65 win on Friday night. Lindsay Whalen led Minnesota with 20-points and Seimone Augustus added 19 of her own. Game two of the series is Sunday afternoon.

Related

Lynx hammer San Antonio, advance to conference finals

The Minnesota Lynx are moving on to the WNBA Western Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. The Lynx crushed San Antonio 85-67 Tuesday night in the decisive third game of the conference semifinals. Seimone Augustus led all scorers with 22 points.

Lynx cool off Fever, 66-64

The Lynx are back in the win column after beating the Indiana Fever, 66-64 on the road last night. Seimone Augustus missed a third straight game for Minnesota, but Maya Moore scored 15 points and Lindsay Whalen added 14 to lead the Lynx to their 25th win of the season.

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.

Lynx earn 11th straight win with 81-62 road rout of San Antonio

Even with Seimone Augustus out with an ankle injury, the Lynx rolled to a team-record 11th straight victory, beating the Silver Stars 81-62 in San Antonio. Maya Moore led five Minnesota players with 18 points and added 12 rebounds. With the win, the Lynx clinched the best record in the Western Conference.

Lynx need to buckle down on defense

The key to a Lynx game three victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night will be defense. Minnesota led the league in scoring defense during the regular season, but on Sunday they melted down in game two of their best-of-three series. More specifically, a lot of pressure will be on Seimone Augustus to be a shut-down defender.

Lynx Olympians ready their game for world stage

The WNBA starts a five-week break as the Olympics soon get under way. Three women's basketball Olympians are from the Minnesota Lynx: forward Maya Moore and guards Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whelan, and they are eager to test themselves against the best in the world. "Definitely ready to go and ready to get over there," Whalen said.

Next Up