Lynx-Connecticut game preview
- May 31, 2012 - 10:13 PM
Lynx at a glance: Lindsay Whalen's last-second putback enabled the Lynx to win 79-77 at Washington on Wednesday. They are a franchise record-tying 5-0 and have won 11 in a row going back to last year's playoffs. ... Center Taj McWilliams-Franklin left the last game after taking an elbow to the back in the third quarter, but she expects to play. ... Rebekkah Brunson had 16 points and nine rebounds vs. the Mystics. ... The Lynx have shot more than 50 percent in four games.
Sun at a glance: Connecticut is tied for first place in the Eastern Conference with Indiana. Both are 3-0 and the only WNBA unbeatens aside from the Lynx. ... The Sun beat San Antonio 83-79 Friday, so the players have had six days to practice and rest for this game. ... The Lynx won at Connecticut 87-85 in a May 10 exhibition, but Sun center Tina Charles didn't play. She averages 16.8 points and 11.3 rebounds per game. ... The Sun is 17-2 at home since the start of last season.
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