In 2011, the Minnesota Lynx swept the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA Finals, the first of Minnesota’s three straight Finals appearances.
With Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on tap, here is a look at the rematch between the two franchises:
Minnesota has won title in 2011, lost in finals in 2012 (245-257 all-time)
Atlanta has zero titles, made appearances in 2010 and 2011 (80-90 all-time)
Minnesota scores 82.9 ppg, allows, 75.5; Atlanta scores 76.9 ppg, allows 75.4
Leading scorers (league rank): Min: Maya Moore (18.5 ppg, 3d) vs. Atl: Angel McCoughtry (21.5, 1st)
Rebounds: Min: Rebekkah Brunson,( 8.9 5th) vs. Atl: Erika De Souza (9.9, 3d)
Assists: Min: Lindsay Whalen (5.8 3d) vs. Atl: McCoughtry (4.4, 6th)