Lynx take Game 1 against Dream, 88-74

Rebekkah Brunson led Minnesota with 26 and 11 rebounds. The Lynx take on the Dream again on Wednesday at home before traveling to Atlanta for Game 3 on Friday.
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Rebekkah Brunson led Minnesota with 26 and 11 rebounds. The Lynx take on the Dream again on Wednesday at home before traveling to Atlanta for Game 3 on Friday.

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