Minnesota Lynx Postgame Materials - 9.27 vs Seattle
Minnesota Individual Notes
The Lynx were led by Napheesa Collier's second career playoff double-double of 22 points and a playoff career-high15 rebounds, joining Rebekkah Brunson (9/30/2012 vs. Seattle in the Western Conference Semifinals) as the only Lynx players to record 20+ points/15+ rebounds in a playoff game.
Per Across the Timeline, Collier's 15 rebounds are the most rebounds by a Lynx player in the playoffs since Sylvia Fowles had 20 rebounds in the 2017 WNBA Finals on 10/4/17.
Collier also finished with three blocks becoming the only Lynx player in playoff history to tally 22+ points/15+ points/3+ blocks. She is the sixth player in WNBA history to accomplish that stat line joining Lisa Leslie (twice, 2001), Tamika Catchings (2009), Candace Parker (2012), Liz Cambage (2019) and Jonquel Jones (2019).
Damiris Dantas notched 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds. In four games during the postseason, Dantas averaged 18.0 points and 7.5 rebounds.
In a game-high 38:12 minutes, Crystal Dangerfield recorded 16 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals becoming the second Lynx rookie to record such stat line in a playoff game (Napheesa Collier, 2019).
Odyssey Sims registered 10 points, four rebounds and four assists in 28:38 minutes, marking her fourth-straight double-digit playoff game of the season (14th overall).
Minnesota Team Notes
Minnesota edged Seattle in second chance points (11-8).
Minnesota grabbed 40 rebounds, their highest rebound total since they grabbed 46 vs Los Angeles on 10/4/17.
Seattle was led by Breanna Stewart who registered 31 points six rebounds and seven assists.
Sue Bird tallied 16 points and nine assists in 27:23 minutes.
Seattle Storm 92, Minnesota Lynx 71
Sunday, September 27, 2020
Team Score Series Record High Points High Rebounds High Assists
Minnesota 71 0-3 22, Napheesa Collier 15, Napheesa Collier 4, D. Dantas & O. Sims
Seattle 92 3-0 31, Breanna Stewart 9, Breanna Stewart 9, Sue Bird
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