Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

WNBA Finals Again Headed to Decisive Game 5

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

WNBA Finals Again Headed to Decisive Game 5

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LOS ANGELES - With both teams winning on each other's home courts, the WNBA Finals are headed to a decisive fifth game for the second straight year. And just like a year ago, the Minnesota Lynx will be at home with a chance to win a record-tying fourth title.

They earned their third by beating the Indiana Fever last year. Now, they'll try to finish off the Los Angeles Sparks in the deciding game Thursday.

"We have created a tough place to play at Target Center. I'm expecting 15,000-plus fans for Game 5, Lynx guard Seimone Augustus said. "They're going to bring the energy and we're going to bring the pain.

The Sparks hurt themselves with turnovers in the waning minutes of an 85-79 loss in Game 4 on Sunday night.

With Kobe Bryant and Sparks co-owner Magic Johnson watching courtside, Maya Moore scored 31 points and the Lynx dominated in rebounding and fast-break points to even the series. …

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