8:00 PM ET, October 14, 2012
Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Lynx entered the WNBA Finals with a banner already hanging in Target Center and a loaded roster that had visions of becoming the league's next dynasty.The Indiana Fever haven't backed down from a fight all postseason, and it's clear they don't plan to start now.Erlana Larkins had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Fever stunned defending champion Minnesota with a 76-70 victory over the Lynx in Game 1 on Sunday night."We've made it to this point, what's there to fear?" Larkins said. "We know they're the defending champions and they're going to bring their 'A' game. ... So what, they're the defending champs? We're here to take one."
Voepel: Message Sent
By winning Game 1 without Katie Douglas, the Fever let the Lynx know that they have no plans to back down, Mechelle Voepel writes. Story