Lynx Blast Phoenix Improving to 13-1
Rebekkah Brunson and Seimone Augustus each scored 16 points as the Minnesota Lynx became the second team in WNBA history to start 13-1 after beating the Phoenix Mercury 96-80 on Wednesday night.
Maya Moore had 15 points and Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 13 for the Lynx, who broke open a close game in the second half to match the 1998 Houston squad that started 20-1 en route to a 27-3 record.
Phoenix, playing the first game of a season-high four-game road trip, got 23 points from DeWanna Bonner. The Mercury stayed within single digits through three quarters, but fell to 3-9, losing to Minnesota for the third time this season.
Samantha Prahalis added 20 for the Mercury, but had to leave during the third quarter due to bleeding from a left leg injury.
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