Lynx
October 4, 2017
Sparks forward Candace Parker fouled Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen in Game 2.

Blood, sweat, no fears: Lynx-Sparks again boils down to final game

Through four games, the Lynx and Sparks have pushed, shoved and battled their way to Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. "There is nothing better than this," coach Cheryl Reeve said.
Lynx
October 3, 2017

Lynx vs. Sparks: Game 5 WNBA finals preview

The Lynx are coming off an 80-69 victory in Los Angeles on Sunday, which came thanks in large part to a 48-28 dominance in rebounding, the biggest in Lynx playoff history.
Lynx
October 3, 2017

Lynx vs. Sparks: Analyzing each matchup of starters for Game 5

A closer look at the projected starters.
Lynx
October 3, 2017

Lynx-Sparks tale of the tape

Here's how the Lynx and Sparks compare statistically through Game 4.
Lynx
October 3, 2017

Yet another Game 5 for the Lynx and Sparks

Both franchises will be playing for a fourth WNBA title Wednesday night at Williams Arena
Lynx
October 3, 2017
The Minnesota Lynx bench, including forward Plenette Pierson, center, celebrated a 3-point basket by guard Renee Montgomery in the first quarter of Ga

Lynx must bust postseason pattern in Game 5 to win WNBA title

Since the start of the WNBA Finals a sea­son ago, the Lynx and Sparks have played nine games. Nei­ther team has won two in a row.
Lynx
October 2, 2017

Game 4: Lynx 80, Sparks 69

The Minnesota Lynx force winner-take-all Game 5 in WNBA Finals. League MVP Sylvia Fowles scored 22 points with 14 rebounds for the Lynx in Game 4. Maya Moore had 15 and Seimone Augustus had 10.
Lynx
October 2, 2017
Lynx forward Maya Moore celebrates after a layup while being fouled by Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker in the fourth quarter of Game 4

Answering every challenge: Lynx win, force deciding Game 5

All night the WNBA trophy was hiding out backstage, just in case. Confetti was loaded, just in case. But the Lynx knocked off Los Angeles to set up a winner-take-all title game for the second straight year.
Lynx
October 2, 2017
Said coach Cheryl Reeve of defensive anchor Rebekkah Brunson, who had an 18-point, 13-rebound performance: “Her opponents know what they have to do

When needed to deliver, Brunson answers Sparks' dare

Rebekkah Brunson's 18-point, 13-rebound performance in Game 4 outdid herself in the Lynx's two Finals losses by 10 points and eight rebounds. "This was it for us," she said.
Lynx
October 2, 2017

Sunday's Game 4 Lynx-Los Angeles game recap

A look back at Sunday's game.
Lynx
October 1, 2017
Minnesota Lynx players, including forward Maya Moore, walked back to the locker room following their 75-64 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks Friday night

Moore says Lynx are ready for WNBA finals Game 4 bounce-back

Lynx need to win to extent the series to a fifth game, in Minneapolis, on Wednesday
Lynx
September 30, 2017
Lynx players, including forward Maya Moore, walk back to the locker room following a 75-64 loss against the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 3 of the WNBA F

Lynx need to reignite offense to tie WNBA Finals series, or it's over

The Lynx's starting guards were held scoreless in the Game 3 loss. ""At this point it's about a player wanting to do a little extra, do some dirty work," coach Cheryl Reeve said of her team on the brink.
Lynx
September 30, 2017

Preview: Lynx at Sparks, Game 4 of WNBA Finals

game 4 at a glance7:30 p.m. at Los Angeles • ESPN, 106.1-FMLynx face Sparks in must-win spotPreview: Lynx guard Renee Montgomery had the best answer…
Lynx
September 30, 2017
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve yelled at forward Maya Moore as she walks back to the bench during a Minnesota timeout, called after an early second-half scor

'Anemic' Lynx trail from beginning to end in Game 3 loss to L.A.

The Sparks ended Friday's game on a 17-7 run over the Lynx to win the game and take a 2-1 WNBA Finals series lead L.A. can win the championship at home on Sunday.
Lynx
September 30, 2017
Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike looks toward the scoreboard after receiving treatment for a cut on the face during the second half against t

Lynx-Sparks Game 3 recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Lynx
September 29, 2017
Minnesota Lynx guard Renee Montgomery (21) loses the ball while defended by Los Angeles Sparks guard Odyssey Sims (1) in the fourth quarterduring Game

Postgame: Lynx offense stumbles in Game 3 loss

Minnesota must win in L.A. Sunday to force a Game 5 back in Minneapolis
Lynx
September 29, 2017
WNBA MVP Sylvia Fowles previews tonight's Finals game

WNBA MVP Sylvia Fowles previews tonight's Finals game

The Lynx Center made the all WNBA team today.
Lynx
September 29, 2017
Lynx star Maya Moore is first team all-WNBA

Lynx star Maya Moore is first team all-WNBA

The team faces Los Angeles tonight in a playoff game.
Lynx
September 29, 2017
Lynx double up: Moore, Fowles earn All-WNBA first-team honors

Lynx double up: Moore, Fowles earn All-WNBA first-team honors

Maya Moore struggled early in the Lynx season, but turned it on late and made her way onto the All-WNBA team.
Lynx
September 29, 2017
Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (34) tried to block Los Angeles Sparks guard Odyssey Sims's (1) shot as she blocked Los Angeles Sparks forward Nne

More often than not, Lynx-Sparks comes down to final possession

In seven Finals games since 2016, the Lynx and Sparks are separated by six points — 545 for the Lynx, 539 for Los Angeles. "It's talent," Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve said.