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Maya Moore (23) celebrates a last-second basket by Lynx teammate Lindsay Whalen during the second quarter in Game 2 of the WNBA Western Conference Finals against the Mercury Sunday in Phoenix. Associated Press

Lynx advance to WNBA Finals by capping 2-game sweep of Phoenix


PHOENIX (AP) -- Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 21 points, six rebounds and seven assists to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the Phoenix Mercury 103-86 Sunday to advance to the WNBA finals for the first time.

Maya Moore had 21 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Minnesota, which needed three games to eliminate San Antonio in the first round before sweeping the Mercury in the Western Conference finals.

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