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Lynx’s Seimone Augustus shoots and scores the winning shot with Seattle Storm’s Alysha Clark defending late in Game 2 of a first-round series of the Western Conference playoffs Sunday in Tacoma, Wash. Associated Press

Lynx sweep Seattle to advance to West finals


TACOMA, Washington (AP) — Seimone Augustus hit a 15-foot jumper with 21.1 seconds left and the Minnesota Lynx held off the Seattle Storm for a 58-55 victory on Sunday and a sweep of the best-of-three Western Conference semifinals.

Maya Moore scored 22 points and Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 13 rebounds for Minnesota, which won the WNBA title in 2011 and lost to Indiana in last year’s finals.

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