Maya Moore scored 24 points in 22 minutes and hit the game-winning shot as time expired. She played only 22 minutes because of foul trouble but scored 24 points.


By the numbers

22 Points by Anna Cruz and Renee Montgomery off the bench as the Lynx, again, went with a small lineup that, often, didn’t include Lindsay Whalen.

5 Lynx players in double figures.

28-13 The Lynx’s edge in bench points.

1.7 Seconds played in the fourth quarter by Lindsay Whalen, who was put in the game by coach Cheryl Reeve to make the key inbounds pass to Maya Moore. It might have been the best coaching move of the finals so far.