Lynx-San Antonio game preview

  • Updated: September 22, 2012 - 6:40 PM

Preview: The Lynx (27-6) will try to tie the WNBA record for most victories in a season. Seattle won 28 games in 2010 as did Los Angeles twice, in 2000 and 2001.

Lynx at a glance: This is the final game of the regular season for the defending WNBA champions, and ends a seven-game stretch during which they played six games on the road. ... The Lynx are coming off an 89-66 victory at Phoenix on Friday. They were 10-for-22 on three-pointers, led by guard Erin Thorn, who made five of eight shots from behind the arc. ... The Lynx are averaging 20.9 assists per game, a pace which would set a single-season league record.

San Antonio at a glance: The Silver Stars are 2-11 in their past 13 games vs. the Lynx, including the 2011 playoffs. ... San Antonio (20-13) had a 12-game winning streak in the middle of the season, followed by five losses in a row before going 3-2 in its past five games. ... Forward Sophia Young (16.3 points per game) and guard Becky Hammon (14.7) are among four players averaging in double figures.




Lynx (1) vs. Seattle (4)

Friday at Lynx, 8 p.m., ESPN2

Sunday at Seattle, 8 p.m., ESPN

Oct. 2 at Lynx, TBD, ESPN2*

L.A. (2) vs. San Antonio (3)

Thursday at L.A., 9 p.m., ESPN2

Saturday at S.A., 2 p.m., NBA TV

Oct. 1 at L.A., 9:30 p.m., NBA TV*

*if necessary

Winners advance to the best-of-three conference finals

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