MINNEAPOLIS -- Odyssey Sims scored 20 points and Sylvia Fowles had 19 points and 10 rebounds in the Minnesota Lynx's 92-83 victory over the New York Liberty on Saturday night.
Napheesa Collier added 19 points and nine rebounds for Minnesota (5-5). Fowles and Collier combined to shoot 24 for 38 from the field and the Lynx finished at 51.6%.
Minnesota outscored New York 28-14 in the third quarter. Reshanda Gray's 3-pointer with 3:46 left brought New York to 76-71, but it couldn't get closer.
Kia Nurse led the Liberty with 24 points, and Tina Charles had 22.
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The Sun delivered the first quarter they needed, then withstood the Mystics' rally in the second half to even the WNBA Finals.
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Alyssa Thomas had 17 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun stave off elimination and force a decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals with a 90-86 win over the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night.
Powers ties the game with driving layup
The Mystic erase a 16-point deficit, capped off with Aerial Powers banking in a layup off the glass.