Minnesota 75, San Antonio 65
Lynx Rally Past Silver Stars
SAN ANTONIO, May 30 (Ticker) -- Katie Smith scored 14 of her 21 points in the second half to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 75-65 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars.
The Lynx trailed by as many as six points early in the second half, but used a 12-2 run to take a 50-46 lead with 12:08 left. Smith scored five points during the spurt, including a fast-break layup to cap it.
Despite shooting better and outrebounding Minnesota, San Antonio dropped its first home game. The Silver Stars shot 41 percent (26-of-64) from the field and grabbed 38 rebounds, while the Lynx shot 39 percent (28-of-72) had 35 boards.
Center Margo Dydek led San Antonio with 20 points and 12 rebounds, while Jennifer Azzi had 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.
Azzi converted a three-point play with 4:19 left to pull San Antonio within 63-62, but the Silver Stars went without a basket the rest of the way.