Found September 27, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS -- Some nights, it's been Maya Moore. Others, Seimone Augustus. Lindsay Whalen claimed her fair share of the spotlight this season, too. But when each member of the Minnesota Lynx's top triumvirate has an equal hand in smacking an aspiring adversary in the mouth, it leaves a lasting, insurmountable mark. What better time to do so than Thursday night in front of 9,013 ravenous fans at the Target Center? With Phoenix riding a wave of confidence following their first-round upset over Los Angeles, the Lynx's own "Three to See" -- the WNBA's marketing term for its three highly-touted rookies this year -- put the Mercury firmly in their place. Whalen demolished the starting gates, Moore played the role of closer, and Augustus excelled in between. These teams' Western Conference finals opener was expected to be competitive. By halftime, it bore striking resemblance to the Lynx's five-game regular-season series sweep over Phoenix. By the en...
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