Lynx 2013 Game Stories


We kept track of our articles from every Lynx home game and selected road games, and game summaries/box scores for the entire 2013 season.

WNBA Finals | Game 3 at Dream
The Lynx won their 2nd WNBA title in 3 years on Thursday night by sweeping the Dream 86-77 in Atlanta. Maya Moore won WNBA Finals MVP and helped deliver the Game 3 win with 23 points, while Lindsay Whalen and Rebekkah Brunson each added 15.

WNBA Finals | Game 2 vs. Dream
Seimone Augustus scored 20 points Tuesday, when every Lynx starter hit double figures in an 88-63 win over the visiting Dream. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds as Minnesota took a 2-0 lead in the WNBA Finals by out-rebounding Atlanta 40-22. Lindsay Whalen and Maya Moore scored 14 points each.

WNBA Finals | Game 1 vs. Dream
Maya Moore scored 23 points and Monica Wright added 20 off the bench as the Lynx coasted to an 84-59 home win over the Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday. Seimone Augustus finished with 19 points for Minnesota, which held Atlanta to 0-of-15 from the 3-point line.


Western Conference Finals | Game 2 at Mercury
The Lynx have reached the WNBA Finals for the third straight season after a 72-65 road win over the Mercury on Sunday. Maya Moore scored a team-high 27 points for the Lynx as they beat the Mercury in all seven meetings this season. Minnesota will face the Atlanta Dream in the 2013 WNBA Finals.

Western Conference Finals | Game 1 vs. Mercury
Lindsay Whalen and Maya Moore each scored 20 points to power Minnesota to an 85-62 win over Phoenix in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Seimone Augustus scored 18 points and grabbed five rebounds and Monica Wright added 11 points.


Western Conference Semifinals | Game 2 vs. Storm
Maya Moore led the way with 22 points and seven rebounds as the Lynx beat the Storm 58-55 to complete the series sweep of the Storm in Seattle on Sunday. Rebekkah Brunson added 15 points and 13 rebounds while Seimone Augustus (10 points) hit a clutch jumper in the closing seconds to help seal the victory.

Western Conference Semifinals | Game 1 vs. Storm
The Lynx opened up the 2013 Playoffs presented by Medica Individual & Family Plans on Friday night with an 80-64 home win over the Storm. Maya Moore (17 points) heated up in the second half as the Lynx improved to 5-0 against the Storm this season. Game 2 is Sunday in Seattle.


Lynx vs. Sky
Lindsay Whalen (23 points, six assists) led the way on Saturday as the Lynx got a big 79-66 win over the Sky, giving Minnesota home court advantage in the Playoffs. Maya Moore added 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

Lynx at Sparks
Seimone Augustus (23 points) and Maya Moore (17 points) did everything they could to keep the win streak alive, but the Lynx fell 85-84 on the road to the Sparks on Thursday night. Rebekkah Brunson posted a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds and Lindsay Whalen added 13 points and four assists.

Lynx at Storm
Lindsay Whalen scored 17 of her 19 points in the first half to help the Lynx cruise to a 73-60 victory over the Storm on Tuesday in Seattle. Maya Moore contributed 20 points and five steals. Monica Wright added 14 points off the bench. With the win on Tuesday, the Lynx clinched the best record in the Western Conference.

Lynx at Storm
The Lynx, behind Rebekkah Brunson's 19 points, dominated the Storm again on Saturday, winning 75-60 at Seattle. Seimone Augustus chipped in with 14 points. The Lynx, who have won six in a row, aren't leaving Seattle any time soon. The two teams meet again Tuesday at 9 p.m. CT.

Lynx vs. Sparks
After a strong first half, the Lynx held off the Sparks 83-74, winning their fifth game in a row. Seimone Augustus led Minnesota with 23 points while Maya Moore poured in 20 points and grabbed six rebounds. Lindsay Whalen recorded a career-high 14 assists on the way to the win.

Lynx vs. Storm
Maya Moore went off for 30 points to lead the Lynx over the visiting Storm 97-74 on Saturday. Seimone Augustus added 16 points and Monica Wright scored 10 points and handed out seven assists to secure Minnesota's 22nd win of the season.

Lynx at Liberty
The Lynx blew out the Liberty for the second time in nine days Tuesday with a 73-47 road victory. Lindsay Whalen led Minnesota with 18 points and Maya Moore added 11. The Lynx will look to run their winning streak to four games Saturday at home against the Storm.

Lynx vs. Fever
Behind a career-high 35 points from Maya Moore, the Lynx outlasted the Fever in an 84-77 home victory on Saturday night. Moore was 15-for-21 from the field, while also totaling eight rebounds, four steals and three assists. Seimone Augustus chipped in 17.

Lynx at Sun
The Lynx snapped a two-game road losing streak by knocking off the Sun 91-77 Thursday night in Connecticut. Rebekkah Brunson led the way with 24 points and 11 rebounds, Seimone Augustus scored 18 with six assists and Maya Moore finished with 17 points.

Lynx at Dream
The Lynx lost to the Dream for the first time in their last seven regular-season matchups, falling 88-75 on the road Tuesday night. Maya Moore scored 12 of her team-high 23 points in the third quarter and Rebekkah Brunson added a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds.

Lynx vs. Liberty
Things are finally back to normal for the Minnesota Lynx after they defeated the New York Liberty 88-57 on Sunday evening. Going into the game, Minnesota had lost three straight games and some doubted if they had what it took to win the West. But Maya Moore's 28 points led the Lynx to victory at Target Center.

Lynx vs. Shock
Minnesota lost its third straight game after falling to the Tulsa Shock 83-77 at home on Friday night. Seimone Augustus led the way with 29 points, while Maya Moore had 14 and Lindsay Whalen had 13.

Lynx at Sky
The Lynx dropped their first matchup of the season with the Chicago Sky 94-86 on Sunday in overtime. The Sky outscored Minnesota 15-7 during the extra frame to secure the victory.

Lynx vs. Mystics
The Mystics seem to have Minnesota's number, as they beat the Lynx 79-75 in a game that was tight, physical and came down to the wire. It was the Lynx's first loss of the season at home, and it also snapped their 10-game winning streak.

Lynx at Silver Stars
The Lynx secured a 93-80 win over the San Antonio Silver Stars on the road thank to a 26-point effort by Maya Moore, 21 from Seimone Augustus, 20 from Rebekkah Brunson and 11 from Lindsay Whalen.

Lynx vs. Storm
The Lynx continue to prove that they are force to be reckoned with as they cruised to a 90-72 victory over the Storm in Seattle on Sunday for their ninth consecutive win. Lindsay Whalen led the team with 22 points and seven assists. Seimone Augusts scored 18 and Maya Moore added 16.

Lynx vs. Silver Stars
The Lynx won their eighth straight by knocking off the visiting San Antonio Silver Stars 85-63 on Friday night. Seimone Augustus had 18 points, Maya Moore scored 16 and Monica Wright added 14 as Minnesota won its 17th straight at Target Center.

Lynx vs. Mercury
Lindsay Whalen led all scorers with 18 points and tallied 7 assists while Seimone Augustus and Monica Wright added 16 and 14 points to help the Lynx beat the Mercury for the fifth time this season.

Lynx at Mercury
The Lynx picked up their sixth straight win overall and ninth straight win over the Mercury with an 82-77 win in Phoenix. Rebekkah Brunson had 18, Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen had 15 each and Maya Moore had 14.

Lynx at Silver Stars
The Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 87-71 thanks to 21 points from Lindsay Whalen, 14 from Maya Moore, 13 from Devereaux Peters and 10 from Janel McCarville.

Lynx at Shock
minnesota rolled to an 86-75 win over the Tulsa Shock. Lindsay Whalen led all scorers with 25 points, while Maya Moore had 22 and rebekkah Brunson had 17.

Lynx at Fever
Behind 23 points from Lindsay Whalen and 22 points and nine rebounds from Monica Wright, the Lynx were able to defeated the Indiana Fever 69-62 on Thursday. Rebekkah Brunson also added 11 points.

Lynx vs. Dream
The Lynx took down the league-best Dream 94-72 at home Tuesday night. Lindsay Whalen (20 points) and Monica Wright (22 points) paced the Lynx and Maya Moore added 19 as Minnesota handed Atlanta just its second loss of the season.

Lynx vs. Mercury
After losing in Los Angeles last week, the Lynx got their revenge with an 88-64 victory over the Sparks on Friday night at the Target Center. Lindsay Whalen led the way with 20 points while Seimone Augustus scored 19. Devereaux Peters added 14 points off the bench while Maya Moore finished with 12 points.

Lynx at Sparks
Lindsay Whalen had 19 points and Rebekkah Brunson had 18, but the Lynx lost to the Sparks 96-66 Tuesday in Los Angeles. Seimone Augustus was the other Lynx player in double figures with 10 points.

Lynx vs. Sparks
After losing in Los Angeles last week, the Lynx got their revenge with an 88-64 victory over the Sparks on Friday night at the Target Center. Lindsay Whalen led the way with 20 points while Seimone Augustus scored 19. Devereaux Peters added 14 points off the bench while Maya Moore finished with 12 points.

Lynx vs. Shock
Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus each scored 22 points Sunday, when the Lynx beat the Shock 88-79. Minnesota starters combined to score 82 points, as Rebekkah Brunson had 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Lindsay Whalen went for 19 points and nine assists.

Lynx at Sparks
In the finale of their three-game road trip, the Lynx were unable to win their fourth straight game, falling 87-59 to the Sparks on Friday. Monica Wright scored 14 points and rookie Sugar Rodgers added 10 and six rebounds.

Lynx at Mercury
Maya Moore had a first half double-double and finished with 26 points and 16 rebounds, while Seimone Augustus chipped in 17 and Lindsay Whalen had 13 in an 80-69 road win over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night.

Lynx at Shock
Rebekkah Brunson put on a double-double performance of 19 points and 13 rebounds as the Lynx defeated the Shock 83-74 on Friday night in Tulsa. Lindsay Whalen provided 17 points and six rebounds. Seimone Augustus scored 11 points and Maya Moore added 10 points.

Lynx vs. Silver Stars
The Lynx beat the Silver Stars at home for the eighth straight time, winning 87-72 on Tuesday night. Lindsay Whalen (23 points) led four Minnesota players in double figures.

Lynx at Mystics
Maya Moore had 22 points, Simone Augustus and Rebekkah Brunson added 21 each— including 17 rebounds for Brunson -- but the Lynx lost 85-80 to the Mystics in their first road game Saturday night.

Lynx vs. Mercury
The Minnesota Lynx improved to 2-0 on the young season Thursday night with a 99-79 home win over Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury. Maya Moore scored a game-high 22 points and is averaging 24 points through two games this season. Seimone Augustus added 19.

Lynx vs. Sun
Led by 26 points from Maya Moore, 20 more from Seimone Augustus and an emotional return to Minnesota for Janel McCarville, the Lynx opened up 2013 with a 90-74 win over the Connecticut Sun on Saturday night.


Preseason: Lynx vs. Sun
Seimone Augustus scored 15 points and Lindsay Whalen added 14 of her own, but the Minnesota Lynx dropped their preseason finale 88-80 against the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday afternoon at Target Center. The Lynx wrapped up the preseason with a 1-1 record.

Preseason: Lynx vs. Mystics (Bismarck, N.D.)
Monica Wright scored a game-high 16 points as the Lynx opened the preseason with a 74-57 victory over the Mystics at Bismarck, N.D., on Saturday. Rebekkah Brunson chipped in 12 points, rookie Rachel Jarry added 11, and Maya Moore had 10 points and six steals.

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