The Lynx Beat
Lynx-Sparks finale garnered a 7.9 rating in the Twin Cities.
The Lynx won't put their WNBA Finals championship on hold, already releasing details on the parade.
Sellout is expected by 7 p.m. start
Both franchises will be playing for a fourth WNBA title Wednesday night at Williams Arena
Lynx need to win to extent the series to a fifth game, in Minneapolis, on Wednesday
Minnesota must win in L.A. Sunday to force a Game 5 back in Minneapolis
Lynx and Sparks enter tonight's Game 3 at Staples Center with the series tied 1-1
Maya Moore struggled early in the Lynx season, but turned it on late and made her way onto the All-WNBA team.
Lakers forward Nneka Ogwumike said she was somewhat surprised by the boos the Sparks heard before Games 1 and 2
Up 20 in the second half, the Lynx needed a defensive stop late to even the best-of-five series at 1-1
Describing her coach as "salty,'' Lynx center Sylvia Fowles said the players understood, and expected, what coach Cheryl Reeve had to say.
For those of you with short memories, Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Sparks in the WNBA Finals wasn't the only end-game heartbreaker for the Lynx.
The Lynx are playing in their sixth WNBA finals in seven years and Sunday, for the fourth time, they lost Game 1 at home.
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.