The Mercury is now 20 minutes from a WNBA Finals berth as they lead 44-36 over the Minnesota Lynx:
HALFTIME: #LosLynx trail the Mercury 44-36. Whalen has 15, Maya with 13 and #MoneyMone with 8. #ItsGoTime— Minnesota Lynx (@minnesotalynx) August 31, 2014
The first quarter was all Phoenix as they raced to a 22-9 first quarter lead. Minnesota shot only 2-of-14 from the field.
Things evened out in the second quarter as the Lynx found their shooting touch. For more on that, check out our second update in our Mercury vs. Lynx storystream.