New York City - The 'Minnesota Lynx enter MSG with a 13-5 mark. New York is 6-11. Both have won three of their last four while the LIberty have two straight and are at home to make things interesting. Minnesota entered with a 103 offensive efficiency and barter than average 99 efficiency on the defensive end. The Liberty offense has struggled with a 92 OE showing. The defense has put up a nice 94 efficiency. The first five possessions
1. Three point FG - Maya Moore, no look inside, catch and shoot. And convert.
2. Missed FGA
4. Two free throws.
5. Missed FGA
1. Missed FGA - look inside to Charles on first trip down court
2. 2 pt FG
4. 2 pt FG
score- 5-4 Minnesota (7:22 remaining)
efficiency- 100-80 Minnesota
Two turnovers in five possessions, not a good early sign for New York.
Appreciable representation of red in the crowd with the return of former St. John's star Nadriah McKenith, now with the visiting Lynx.
About 30 minutes before game time Tina Charles stayed on the floor shooting free throws. Years ago that was in vogue, today , unfortunately it is a rarity for the highlight reel generation.