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Rebekkah Brunson's 26 points lead Lynx

Despite 33 points from Angel McCoughtry, Lynx rally to take 1-0 lead in WNBA Finals

Originally Published: October 2, 2011
By Mechelle Voepel | ESPN.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- Rebekkah Brunson was leaning over a trash can, coughing, in the Minnesota Lynx's locker room. She suggested somebody else go do a postgame interview, as she was still kind of catching her breath.

Sorry, she was told, it has to be you. You were just too good.

Indeed she was, and so were the Lynx. They defeated Atlanta Dream 88-74 before a crowd of 15,258 at Target Center, a place that in most years past was dormant during WNBA playoff time.

Sunday, ...

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