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Lynx take series lead with 95-67 win over Phoenix

The Minnesota Lynx blasted the Phoenix Mercury 95-67 in Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference Finals Thursday night at Target Center. Seimone Augustus led the Lynx with 22 points while four others finished in double figures.
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The Minnesota Lynx blasted the Phoenix Mercury 95-67 in Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference Finals Thursday night at Target Center. Seimone Augustus led the Lynx with 22 points while four others finished in double figures.

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