Andrea Ellis of LynxBasketball.com writes in her practice report from Minneapolis that the Minnesota Lynx are just as excited as the rest of us about Game Three of the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals tonight.
But who do they prefer as an opponent? That's hard to say.
"I think Connecticut has great inside game," Whalen said. "I think that they really use Charles and Jones really well. They push the tempo."
"[Connecticut is] more offensive-minded as far as getting out in transition," said Augustus. "They're setting drag-screens to free up Kara Lawson or Renee Montgomery for shots, or feeding the posts to get it inside to Asjha Jones and Tina Charles."
Minnesota would have a tough opponent in the Fever as well, but the Lynx agree that with Indiana, finding holes in their defense would be one of the more challenging aspects of the series.
"[Indiana], we had a game with them [where we only scored] in the 60s, so we know that their defense is really good," Whalen said.
As described in our previous piece after the Lynx won the Western Conference Finals, there are pros and cons for each matchup that make it difficult to determine which is more advantageous.