Lynx win preseason tournament 12 May 14

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Asia Taylor had 18 points, Maya Moore added 16 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 76-69 to win the WNBA preseason tournament championship Sunday at ESPN Wide World of Sports.

Elena Delle Donne led Chicago with 15 points.

The Indiana Fever beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-60 Sunday in the consolation game.

This was the league’s first preseason tournament.

Played at the multi-sports complex near Walt Disney World, it was held in conjunction with a girls’ AAU event and included practices, clinics and autograph sessions with WNBA players and coaches. It all is part of the lead-up to the start of the league’s 18th season, which begins on May 16.

The defending champion Lynx are looking to capture their third WNBA title in four seasons.