Lynx to Face Stars in Opening Round of Playoffs

By KBJR News 1

Lynx to Face Stars in Opening Round of Playoffs

August 18, 2014 Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 1:56 PM CST

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The second-seeded Minnesota Lynx will face off against the San Antonio Stars on Thursday night in the opening round of the Western Conference playoffs as the Lynx look to defend their 2013 WNBA championship.

The two teams have only met once before in the playoffs during the 2011 Western Conference semifinals with the Lynx coming out on top, 2-1.

Minnesota finished 4-1 in the five-game series with San Antonio this season and leads the all-time series, 41-21.

Tipoff is set for 8:00 p.m. on Thursday night at the Target Center.

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