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Key Story Lines For The WNBA 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.

08/29/2014

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New Wolves Giving Away 500 Lynx Playoff Tickets

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.

08/27/2014

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Lynx Open Western Conference Finals At Phoenix Friday

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.

08/25/2014

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Whalen, Lynx Eliminate Hammon And Stars With Win

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.

08/23/2014

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MVP Moore Leads Lynx Past Stars, 88-84, In Game 1

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.

08/21/2014

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Going Into The Playoffs, The Lynx Think They’re The Team To Beat

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?

08/21/2014

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Lynx’s Maya Moore Wins WNBA Most Valuable Player Award

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.

08/20/2014

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Twins Buy 500 Playoff Tickets For Lynx Fans

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.

08/19/2014

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Lynx Face San Antonio In Western Conference Semifinals

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.

08/18/2014

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5 Memorable Moments From The WNBA Season

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.

08/18/2014

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Moore Helps Lynx Beat Shock 80-63 In Season Finale

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.

08/16/2014

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Stars Clinch Playoff Spot, Extend Hammon’s Career

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.

08/15/2014

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Toliver Leads Sparks Past Lynx, 71-63

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.

08/12/2014

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Lynx Playoff Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday

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.

08/12/2014

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Taurasi Lifts Phoenix To 82-80 Win Over Lynx

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.

08/10/2014

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MN Lynx Championship Parade

To celebrate their national championship, fans cheered on the Minnesota Lynx in a parade down Nicollet Mall.

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Lynx Beat Storm In WNBA Playoffs

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.

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Lynx, Fans Celebrate WNBA Championship

The Minnesota Lynx and fans celebrate the team’s WNBA championship in the Twin Cities Tuesday. Check out all the festivities.

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Lynx Get Champion’s Welcome Home

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.

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Lynx Win WNBA Title

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.

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Minnesota Lynx WNBA Finals Game 2

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.

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Minnesota Lynx WNBA Finals Game 1

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.

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