Moore, Lynx take down Shock
Tulsa, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Maya Moore poured in 33 points with 11 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 91-85 win over the Tulsa Shock on Thursday.
Lindsay Whalen provided 21 points and 10 assists and Damiris Dantas added 13 points in the win.
Skylar Diggins tallied 21 points and 12 assists, while Glory Johnson netted 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Shock.
Courtney Paris tied the game at 71-71 after she split a pair of free throws in the opening minute of the fourth.
Later in the frame, Whalen converted two layups before Dantas knocked down a jumper to give the Lynx a 79-72 lead.
Tulsa didn't go away, though. Diggins' layup with under four minutes to play pulled the Shock within 81-78, but Moore's layup at the other end more than a minute later made it a two-possession game again.
Diggins hit a 3-pointer with 55 seconds left to cut the deficit to two before Moore hit another layup. Minnesota sealed the win at the free-throw line.
07/10 22:55:49 ET