Maya Moore Carries Lynx To WNBA FinalsMaya Moore stole an inbounds pass with 2 seconds left, was fouled by Noelle Quinn and made a free throw to give Minnesota a 72-71 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday, sending the Lynx to the WNBA Finals with a two-game sweep in the Western Conference series.
Moore's 19 Points Lead Lynx Past Mercury 67-60Maya Moore scored 19 points and Rebekkah Brunson had a franchise playoff-record 19 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury in the opener of the Western Conference finals Thursday night. Seimone Augustus added 14 points for Minnesota, which trailed early, but used a big second quarter run to take over the game and led throughout the second half.
Lynx Open Western Conference Finals Thursday NightAfter beating the L.A. Sparks Tuesday night to advance to the WNBA's Western Conference Finals, the Minnesota Lynx will face the Phoenix Mercury for a chance to reach the WNBA Finals. The Lynx will host the Mercury in Game 1 of the series at 7 p.m. Thursday at Target Center.
Balanced Lynx Top Parker, Sparks To Advance To West FinalsMaya Moore had 20 points and eight rebounds to help the balanced Minnesota Lynx advance to the Western Conference finals with a 91-80 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 3 of the conference semifinals Tuesday night.
Moore Rallies Lynx Past Mercury 82-77 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.
Lynx Need More From Moore Against MercuryThe 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.
Lynx Welcome The Newly Renovated Phoenix Mercury SquadOn Thursday night it's step two of the WNBA playoffs for the Minnesota Lynx -- the Western Conference Finals. The Lynx take on a Phoenix team that has proved pesky in the postseason. They've been different ever since a coaching change.
Blackhawks Fail To Fight Back As Kings Get One BackThe Blackhawks' series lead has been trimmed to 2-1 with another game at the Staples Center -- where the Kings have now won 15 straight -- Thursday night.
Thunder Push Past Spurs & Into NBA FinalsKevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, leading the Thunder past the Spurs 107-99 and into the NBA Finals.
Thunder Grab Game 3 Win Over SpursThabo Sefolosha set playoff career bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Thunder snapped San Antonio's winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 on Thursday.
Spurs Take 2-0 Series Lead Over ThunderParker had 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 points, and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 victory over the Thunder in Game 2 on Tuesday night.
Spurs Get "Nasty" To Top Thunder In Game 1Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's caught-on-camera "I want some nasty!" command is likely coming soon to shirts and memes after they beat the Thunder 101-98 on Sunday.