Lynx-Storm first round playoff schedule released, open series Sept. 20


With Minnesota having locked up the first seed in the Western Conference for the WNBA Playoffs, and Seattle taking down the fourth seed, all fans of both sides were waiting on was the release of a postseason schedule.

Today we have that, with the Lynx opening up their best-of-three series Friday, September 20 at Target Center. Here's the full slate of games:

Game 1: 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20 at Target Center (NBA TV)
Game 2: 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22 at Seattle (ESPN 2)
Game 3 (if necessary): Time TBD, Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Target Center (TBD)

The Lynx beat the Storm all four times they faced them this season, and are 14-2 at Target Center this year. Seattle is one of three teams in the playoffs that have a losing record, checking in at 16-17.

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