The Lynx Beat
In the previous six WNBA Finals, the Lynx have dropped the first game three times.
Maya Moore has the fourth most popular jersey among league players
Game 1 of WNBA finals against Los Angeles is Sunday
The Lynx want a full measure of home court advantage at Williams Arena for WNBA Finals vs. the Los Angeles Sparks.
It has been a long year of waiting, but the Lynx finally get a chance to avenge last year's WNBA Finals loss to the Sparks. The schedule is set.
When Lindsay Whalen checked into the game with 4:45 left in the fourth, the Lynx were down two. Minnesota steamrolled Washington the rest of the way.
Logic would suggest the league is about to give out the MVP award to Lynx center Sylvia Fowles, who has been the favorite for the award for much of the season.
Urged to shoot more by both her coach and her grandma, Augustus scores 24 in victory over Washington
The Mystics finished the regular season with six losses in their final eight games, but knocked off Dallas and New York by double-digit margins in the playoffs.
The Lynx are hoping their experience serves them well in the best-of-5 WNBA semifinals, which begin Tuesday at Williams Arena.
Not yet knowing who they will play in their semifinal series, which starts at Williams Tuesday, has allowed the Lynx to focus entirely on themselves this week.
The Team USA basketball training camp is scheduled during the WNBA Finals,m so the four Lynx players invited are hoping not to go.
The Lynx's starting point guard has a month's worth of rust to work off before the team's playoff run begins.
Always one of the league's best players, Fowles has had a very strong season this summer, averaging 19.1 points on 65-percent shooting.
The Lynx have locked up a semifinal double-bye. Now they are trying to do the same for homecourt advantage.
Contending for the No. 1 seed in the WNBA postseason, the Lynx have signed 6-1 forward Cecilia Zandalasini for the remainder of the regular season.
Lynx forward Seimone Augustus has been absent all week for undisclosed personal reasons.
The Lynx have not given a timetable for Seimone Augustus' return to the team. Coach Cheryl Reeve said little, other than the Lynx will handle the situation 'day by day.'
Taurasi stayed in Phoenix for what coach Sandy Brondello called a rest day.
The reigning Western Conference Player of the Month wanted to show her success this season wasn't a fluke. And by the end of Thursday's game, she proved that.