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.
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.