WNBA’s Lynx, Dream matching up again in Finals

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)

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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)