Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 8/28/14

BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Candace Parker #15 (L) and #5 Seimone Augustus of the United States fight for a rebound against Miao Lijie #8 (R) and Song Xiaoyun #4 of China during their women's basketball game on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 13 rebounds as the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx remained unbeaten with an 85-72 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Friday night. It is the best start in franchise history for the Lynx (6-0). Seimone Augustus had 23 points, six rebounds and two steals for Minnesota while Lindsay Whalen had 10 points, eight assists and six rebounds. The Lynx outrebouned the Sun 43-34. Tina Charles had 20 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks for Connecticut (3-1) and Renee Montgomery added 16 points. The Lynx trailed 63-58 with under 8 minutes left in the game when they went on a 13-2 run. A steal and layup by Whalen gave the Lynx a 65-63 lead. Augustus followed with a pull-up jumper in transition, and then had a steal and a layup, to make it 71-65 with less than 5 minutes remaining.
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