Photos: Lynx vs. Mercury highlights

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1 Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen shoots against Phoenix Mercury guard Jasmine James (10) during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. 
2 Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) looks to pass against Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3) during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. 
3 Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) shoots against Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3) during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. 
4 Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33) goes to the basket against Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. 
5 Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) holds a rebound ball away from Minnesota Lynx forward Janel McCarville (4) during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 85-62. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs) 
6 Phoenix Mercury guard Alexis Hornbuckle (14) goes to the basket against Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsey Moore (00) during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 85-62. 
7 Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) goes to the basket against Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson, left, and forward Maya Moore, bottom, during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 85-62. 
8 Phoenix Mercury forward Charde Houston, center, pushes the ball through the defense of Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore, left, and forward Janel McCarville, right, during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 85-62. 
9 Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33) passes the ball past Phoenix Mercury guard Jasmine James (10) and guard Alexis Hornbuckle (14) during Game 1 of the WNBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis.