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Minnesota Lynx Postgame Materials - 9.24 vs Seattle

September 24, 2020 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Minnesota Lynx News Release

Minnesota Individual Notes

The Lynx were led by Damiris Dantas who tallied a playoff career-high 23 points. She also grabbed seven rebounds and dished out four assists in a team-high 34:50 minutes.

Dantas joins Lindsay Whalen (8/23/14 vs San Antonio), Maya Moore (9/27/15 vs Phoenix and 10/16/16 vs Los Angeles) and Sylvia Fowles (9/14/17 vs Washington) as the only Lynx players to tally 23+ points/7+ rebounds/4+ assists in a playoff game.

Crystal Dangerfield tallied 10 points and seven rebounds, becoming the first Lynx rookie to have such a stat line in a playoff game, per Across the Timeline. The seven dimes are the most by a Lynx player in the playoffs since Lindsay Whalen had eight in Game 5 of the 2017 Finals.

Dangerfield also becomes the first rookie since Ana Dabovic (9/20/15 vs Minnesota) to have at least 10 points and seven assists in a playoff game.

Napheesa Collier finished with 12 points and three rebounds, tallying double digits in back-to-back games against Seattle.

In 34:40 minutes, Odyssey Sims recorded 18 points, a playoff career-high-tying five rebounds and four assists, highlighted by her perfect 8-of-8 shooting form the free throw line.

Bridget Carleton registered eight points and a playoff career-high seven rebounds in 29:51 minutes of play.

Minnesota Team Notes

Minnesota connected on 13 triples tonight, their second-most threes made in a playoff game in franchise history:

14 - at Seattle, 9/22/2020

13 - at Seattle, 9/24/2020

12 - vs. Washington, 9/12/2017

9 - vs. Los Angeles, 10/4/2012

8 - vs. Indiana, 10/17/2012

8 - at Phoenix, 9/25/2011

Seattle Notes

- The Storm were led in scoring by Jewell Loyd who tallied 20 points on 6-of-10 shooting.

- Breanna Stewart finished with 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.

Seattle Storm 89, Minnesota Lynx 79

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Team Score Series Record High Points High Rebounds High Assists

Minnesota 79 0-2 23, Damiris Dantas 7, B. Carleton & D. Dantas 7, Crystal Dangerfield

Seattle 89 2-0 20, Jewell Loyd 8, Breanna Stewart 7, Breanna Stewart


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