Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/10/14
The Minnesota Lynx ended their longest losing streak in nearly two years with a record-breaking performance against the Tulsa Shock earlier this week. The Western Conference leaders will try to handle the last-place Shock again Thursday - this time at home - and head into the Olympic break riding high. Minnesota (14-4) broke a WNBA mark by shooting 69.5 percent in a 107-86 rout of Tulsa on Tuesday to snap a three-game slide, the longest for the Lynx since dropping five straight July 17-29, 2010. Candice Wiggins (season-high 25 points) and Maya Moore (24) each made 8 of 12 shots with Wiggins going 6 of 9 from 3-point range. Moore played power forward for the first time in her career, with Rebekkah Brunson out due to a left calf strain. Brunson is also expected to miss Thursday's game. The Lynx hit 11 of 16 shots from beyond the arc in total en route to their highest scoring output since a 111-103 victory over Connecticut on Aug. 3, 2010. "They shot the ball very well," Shock lea...
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