Photos: Lynx lose squeaker in game one of finals


Lynx fans dance before game 1.
1 Lynx fans dance before Game 1 of the WNBA finals. 
Reigning WNBA MVP and Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles warms up.
2 Reigning WNBA MVP and Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles warms up before the start of the first game of the playoffs. 
Felix Mortensen sits on the lap of Bob Bollweg before the start.
3 Four-year-old Felix Mortensen sits on the lap of Bob Bollweg before the start of the game. 
The Minnesota Lynx link arms during the national anthem.
4 The Minnesota Lynx players link arms during the national anthem before Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. 
Fans fill Williams Arena at the University of Minnesota.
5 Fans fill Williams Arena at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. 
Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson shoots a 3-pointer.
6 Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson shoots a 3-pointer over LA Sparks guard Candace Parker. 
Lynx center Sylvia Fowles posts up against two LA Sparks defenders.
7 Center Sylvia Fowles posts up against two LA defenders. 
A Minnesota Lynx fan waves a towel in in the upper deck of Williams Arena.
8 A Lynx fan waves a towel in in the upper deck of Williams Arena. 
Lynx guard and Hutchinson native Lindsay Whalen dribbles the ball.
9 Guard (and Hutchinson native) Lindsay Whalen dribbles the ball at Williams Arena, where she played during her college career at the U. 
Minnesota Lynx Center Sylvia Fowles looks up at the rim.
10 Lynx center Sylvia Fowles looks up at the rim under a defender. 
Lynx forward Maya Moore goes up for a layup.
11 Forward Maya Moore goes up for a layup to put the Lynx ahead by one in the last minute of the fourth quarter. The team did not hold on to the lead. 
Two LA Sparks players celebrate after winning game 1.
12 Two LA Sparks players celebrate after winning. 
Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve speaks after the game.
13 Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve speaks to the press after the game.