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Maya Moore and Rebekkah Brunson each scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx held off the San Antonio Silver Stars 83-79 on Sunday night.
Lindsay Whalen had 15 points and seven assists for Minnesota (7-0). Seimone Augustus added 14 points.
It is the sixth time in league history that a team has won at least seven straight to start the season. Los Angeles holds the league record, starting 9-0 in 2001 and 2003.
Danielle Adams scored 21 points for San Antonio, Jia Perkins had 16 and Sophia Young 14. The Silver Stars (2-3) have lost seven straight regular season games to Minnesota.
Minnesota led by 26 points midway through the third quarter, but a putback and 3-pointer by Danielle Adams keyed an 11-2 San Antonio run at the end of the third quarter to get the Silver Stars within 67-53.
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While the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx are creeping up on the best start in league history, they feel they're capable of playing a whole lot better.
That surely doesn't bode well for the struggling Seattle Storm.
Looking to improve to 8-0, the Lynx try for a 20th win in 21 home games Wednesday night against the Storm.
Enjoying its best start in team history,...
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.