Lynx head to playoffs as favorite
Playoffs open Thursday (ESPN2, 8 ET) as Dream host Mystics, Sparks host Merc
Minnesota is the team to beat in the WNBA playoffs again? Gee, this is getting repetitive. But to the chagrin of the Lynx, they are not actually going for a repeat. Which would, in fact, be a three-peat.
That is, if the Lynx had fulfilled their favorite status in 2012 and won the league championship, as they did in 2011. Instead, last year the Lynx lost 3-1 in the WNBA Finals to Indiana.
That further solidified a Fever franchise that was considered to ...
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2013 WNBA PLAYOFFS
Minnesota went 7-0 in the playoffs, sweeping Atlanta in the WNBA Finals, to win its second title in three seasons. Playoff results »