For the third consecutive WNBA Finals game, the Atlanta Dream held a halftime lead. And for the third consecutive contest, the Minnesota Lynx has stormed back for the win. Minnesota gets it’s first WNBA Championship in franchise history in their first trip ever to the WNBA Finals.
The Dream crowd of 11,543 fans in the Philips Arena watched as the Lynx took over in the final 20 minutes to pull away with a 73-67 victory. The game was not without drama however, as the Dream closed what was an eight-point Minnesota lead with 2:10 to play into a 1-point lead with 1:17 remaining. However, the Lynx finished strong from the line, hitting 9-of-12 from the line in the closing minutes to ice the game.