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Lexie Brown had 26 points and Sylvia Fowles 21 as Minnesota improved to 5-1 with its fourth straight win.
Bridget Carleton became just the third WNBA player in the last 20 years to get at least 25 points and five rebounds in her first career start
Odyssey Sims, an All-Star last season who gave birth to a son in April, flew from Texas to Florida on Sunday. WNBA rules designed to control the spread of the coronavirus required her to quarantine for four nights.
Sylvia Fowles missed Wednesday's game but replacement Bridget Carleton scored a career-high 25 points.The Lynx opened the second half on a 22-3 run and it led to a 92-66 victory over winless New York.
Lynx rookie guard Crystal Dangerfield has shown the maturity former University of Connecticut players are known for and the Lynx have come to expect.
The Lynx opened with four games in seven days. After three days without a game they'll start a stretch of six games in 11 days on Wednesday.
Crystal Dangerfield on Saturday was the catalyst for the Lynx. She scored 11 of the Lynx's 26 points in the third quarter, including a three-pointer that gave Minnesota its first lead.
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve is happy with where her team is at while knowing there is still a lot for her team to work on.
Rookies Mikiah Herbert Harrigan and Crystal Dangerfield may not have been expecting to play much. But both filled crucial and needed roles as the Lynx held off Chicago.
Karima Christmas-Kelly, who had played only six games in each of the two previous seasons, ruptured her Achilles tendon during Minnesota's loss to Seattle on Tuesday night.