Brunson, Whalen help Lynx down Shock

Rebekkah Brunson scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rounds and Lindsay Whalen added 17 points to help the Minnesota Lynx earn a 83-74 victory over the Tulsa Shock Friday at BOK Center.

Maya Moore contributed 10 points, four assists and three rebounds and Seimone Augustus added 11 points and four helpers for the Lynx (4-1), who have won two straight.

Glory Johnson netted a game-high 22 points and had nine boards and Candice Wiggins had 18 points for the Shock, who fell to 1-6 on the young season. Riquna Williams added 16 points in defeat.

Minnesota led 39-35 at the break and extended its lead to 66-53 after three quarters before holding on for the win down the stretch.