Augustus, Moore lift Lynx to WNBA title

Oct 10, 2011 |
Rebekkah Brunson is a force for the Lynx.
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Rebekkah Brunson is a force for the Lynx.
Photo By - US PRESSWIRE
Seimone Augustus scored 16 points and rookie Maya Moore added 15 as the Minnesota Lynx won their first WNBA title with a 73-67 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night in Atlanta.

Rebekkah Brunson contributed 13 points and nine rebounds to help the Lynx complete a sweep of the best-of-five series.

Candice Wiggins scored 10 points off the bench for Minnesota, which had the league's best record (27-7) during the regular season.

Angel McCoughtry scored a game-high 22 points and Erika De Souza had 11 and 15 boards for Atlanta, which lost in the finals for the second straight year.

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