The season-long rivalry between the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury comes down to one final game. The teams meet Tuesday night with the winner earning a berth in the WNBA Finals.
After playing her worst game of the season, Maya Moore recovered to keep the Minnesota Lynx season alive. The league’s MVP scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter as the Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.
The Phoenix Mercury did something in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals that no other WNBA team has been able to do all season long. They stopped Maya Moore.
Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off a late rally to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-71 on Friday night in Game 1 of the best-of-3 Western Conference finals.
The WNBA playoffs are down to the final four teams with Phoenix, Minnesota, Indiana and Chicago still standing. Here’s a look at a few story lines for the conference finals.
The newest Minnesota Timberwolves are pitching in to help the Lynx push toward another championship. Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Zach LaVine and Thaddeus Young have purchased a total of 500 tickets for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.
After sweeping San Antonio 2-0 to advance to the Western Conference Finals, the Minnesota Lynx will head to Phoenix Friday to take on the Mercury. Game 1 will start at 9 p.m. Friday and be televised on NBA TV.
Lindsay Whalen scored 31 points, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Stars 94-89 on Saturday night to advance to the Western Conference finals and end the playing career of San Antonio’s Becky Hammon.
The defending champion Minnesota Lynx got a reminder from the San Antonio Stars that nothing comes easy in the postseason. Hours after being named the WNBA’s most valuable player, Maya Moore scored 24 points to help the beat the Stars 88-84 Thursday night in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.
Last year, the Minnesota Lynx took the ultimate ride of champions down Nicollet Mall. To the victors go the spoils, but are the Lynx a better team this year?
The WNBA announced Thursday morning that Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx has been named the leagues Most Valuable Player. Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals.
Minnesota Lynx fans have a chance to get some free playoff tickets for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Thursday night at Target Center. The Minnesota Twins have purchased 500 upper level tickets for Thursday night’s game, and they’ll be available to fans for free starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
The Minnesota Lynx, which is the No. 2 seed for the WNBA Playoffs, will face the San Antonio Silver Stars in the Western Conference semifinals. The series, which will be a best-of-three games, starts at 8 p.m. Thursday at Target Center.
From the draft-day shocker that saw former league MVP Tina Charles land with the New York Liberty to the Phoenix Mercury’s record-setting 29 victories, the league had many remarkable moments in its 18th season.
Maya Moore had 19 points and 12 rebounds to help the defending champion Minnesota Lynx snap a three-game losing streak with an 80-63 win over the Tulsa Shock on Saturday night in the teams’ regular season finale. Seimone Augustus added 14 points to help Minnesota (25-9) become the first team in WNBA history to have at least 25 wins in four consecutive seasons. The Lynx trailed 61-59 early in the fourth quarter before going on a 19-0 run to put the game away.
Becky Hammon’s historic new career will have to wait. Her teammates with the San Antonio Stars are not ready to let their beloved teammate exit the WNBA just yet.
Kristi Toliver scored 20 of her 29 points in the second half Tuesday as the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 71-63 and clinched a playoff spot.
If you’re looking to get your hands on some Minnesota Lynx playoff tickets, Tuesday is the day to do it. The Lynx announced that tickets for the upcoming WNBA Playoffs will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday to the general public.
Diana Taurasi made a 20-footer with 2.9 seconds left and Brittney Griner blocked a last-second layup attempt by Minnesota’s Lindsay Whalen to lift the Mercury over the Lynx 82-80 on Saturday, snapping the Lynx’ 11-game winning streak.
Maya Moore scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx closed with an 11-0 run to beat the Chicago Sky 74-64 on Thursday night for their 11th straight victory.
Seimone Augustus’ rebound basket as time expired lifted the Minnesota Lynx to their 10th consecutive victory, 66-64 over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night.
Maya Moore rises to the occasion when the game is on the line. The WNBA’s leading scorer had 40 points, including 13 in the final five minutes, as Minnesota won its ninth straight game with an 84-75 victory over Tulsa on Saturday night.
Maya Moore scored 20 points to power the Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury’s franchise-record 16-game win streak.
Maya Moore had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 76-65 on Sunday. Rebekkah Brunson had nine points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx (20-6) and Janel McCarville had 11 points and seven rebounds. Seimone Augustus also scored 13.
Seimone Augustus scored 17 points in her return from a knee injury and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 88-78 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. After missing eight games and the All-Star Game because of bursitis in her left knee, Augustus received a loud ovation as she was introduced in the starting lineup. The cheers were even louder in the fourth quarter when she fueled a 12-0 run that put the game out of reach.
To celebrate their national championship, fans cheered on the Minnesota Lynx in a parade down Nicollet Mall.
In the start of their quest to defend a WNBA title, the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Seattle Storm in the Western Conference Semifinals to win the series 2-1 Tuesday night at Target Center.
The Minnesota Lynx and fans celebrate the team’s WNBA championship in the Twin Cities Tuesday. Check out all the festivities.
2011 WNBA Champions Minnesota Lynx players are welcomed home by a mob of fans on Oct. 8 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 73-67 Friday night to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA Finals and win the team’s first championship in franchise history.
The Minnesota Lynx hosted the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals Wednesday night at the Target Center. The Lynx beat the Dream 101-95 to take a 2-0 lead in the series.
The Target Center in Minneapolis was packed full Sunday night as the Minnesota Lynx hosted the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. The Lynx won the game 88-74 to take a 1-0 lead in the series.