On Sunday, the Minnesota Lynx (2-1) visit the Washington Mystics (3-0) in a WNBA showdown.
Minnesota won its second game in three to start the season on Friday defeating the New York Liberty 78-72 as Maya Moore scored a team high 20 points. Moore’s 3-pointer with just 19.5 seconds remaining sealed the win for the Lynx.
Washington is undefeated in three games this season as the Mystic defeated the Indiana Fever 93-84 in their most recent outing on Thursday. The Mystics were led by Elena Delle Donne with 26 points and 10 boards. The win was Washington’s second over the Fever in the last five days.
Sylvia Fowles leads the Lynx in scoring and rebounding averaging 17.7 points and 14.3 rebounds per game. Maya Moore is second in scoring and third in rebounding averaging 14.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Rebakkah Brunson does not score in double-figures (8.7 ppg) but is second in rebounding averaging 10.3 per game. The leader in assists is Lindsay Whalen averaging 6.3 per game.
Elena Delle Donne leads the Mystics in scoring and rebounding averaging 20.7 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Natasha Cloud is the leader in assists averaging 4.0 per game, while Delle Donne is second at 3.3 assists per game. Two other players besides Delle Donne are averaging double figures in scoring with Kristi Toliver averaging 12.3 and Tianna Hawkins 11.3 points per game.