Posted October 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the best-of-five series 2-0. Angel McCoughtry scored 15 points for the Dream, but she made just 5 of 18 shots and was in foul trouble for most of the night. Game 3 is on Thursday night in Georgia. The series is taking on a similar tone to the first time these two met in the finals two years ago, when the Lynx swept the Dream for the franchise's first title. Minnesota was upset by Indiana in the finals last year, and entered this series determined to show last year's disappointment was a fluke. Moore had an emphatic swat of McCoughtry on a drive midway through the first quarter, and Moore glared at Atlanta's...
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