Kent Youngblood writes about the Minnesota Lynx.

Western Conference semifinal schedule set

Posted by: Kent Youngblood Updated: September 12, 2013 - 8:40 PM

The Lynx, the top seed in the Western Conference, will open the conference semifinals at Target Center against Seattle on Friday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. It is the first game in the best-of-three series against the Storm, a team the Lynx went 4-0 against in the regular season. It will be televised on NBA-TV. It is a rematch of last year's conference semifinals, won by the Lynx two games to one. 

The second game, which will be carried on ESPN2, is Sunday, Sept. 22 in Seattle at 4 p.m. If  tie-breaker is needed it will be at Target Center Sept. 24 with a time to be determined. 

In the other conference semifinals, Phoenix will open at Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. The second game is in Phoenix Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. The tie-breaker would be played Sept. 23 in L.A. 

Meanwhile, a Lynx victory tonight in Los Angeles would clinch the top seed overall in the WNBA playoffs.

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