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Another romp: Lynx blow past Dream 88-63 to take 2-0 lead in WNBA Finals

  • Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes (14) goes up to the basket past Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson (32) during the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes (14) goes up to the basket past Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson (32) during the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Lynx forward Janel McCarville (4) grabs a rebound against Atlanta Dream forward Aneika Henry during Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota Lynx forward Janel McCarville (4) grabs a rebound against Atlanta Dream forward Aneika Henry during Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

  • Atlanta Dream forward Erika de Souza (14) lines up a shot against Minnesota Lynx forward Janel McCarville, left, and guard Lindsay Whalen during Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Atlanta Dream forward Erika de Souza (14) lines up a shot against Minnesota Lynx forward Janel McCarville, left, and guard Lindsay Whalen during Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night.

Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the best-of-five series 2-0.

Angel McCoughtry scored 15 points for the Dream, but she made just 5 of 18 shots and was in foul trouble for most of the night.

Game 3 is on Thursday night in Georgia.