Lynx blast Dream 88-63; 1 win from title

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Angel McCoughtry #35 of the Atlanta Dream defends against Seimone Augustus #33 of the Minnesota Lynx during the third quarter of Game Two of the 2013 WNBA Finals on October 8, 2013 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Lynx defeated the Dream 88-63.(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS - Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night.

Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the best-of-five series 2-0.

Angel McCoughtry scored 15 points for the Dream, but she made just 5 of 18 shots and was in foul trouble for most of the night.

Game 3 is on Thursday night in Georgia.

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