Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/10/14
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It's very possible the Minnesota Lynx and Seattle Storm will meet in the opening round of the playoffs for the second straight year. Oddly, these teams are now beginning what may seem like a playoff series. Tina Thompson and the rejuvenated Storm play their next three games against Maya Moore and the league-best Lynx, starting Saturday night in Minneapolis. The Storm (15-14) own the Western Conference's fourth and final playoff spot but are within percentage points of Phoenix for third place. Minnesota (21-7) is atop the West with a one-game lead on Los Angeles. Before a possible first-round postseason rematch in a few weeks -- the Lynx ousted Seattle 2-1 last year -- the teams will meet three times in the next 11 days. Following Saturday's matchup, the Storm don't play again until hosting Minnesota on Aug. 7 and 10. The Lynx's only other game before heading to Seattle is against Los Angeles on Wednesday. "We're going to do the best we can to rest up and prepare for Minnesota f...
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