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Maya Moore scores 17 points, Lynx beat Sky 74-64 for 11th straight victory

  • Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) passes the ball around Chicago Sky forward Jessica Breland (51) in the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 74-64. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) passes the ball around Chicago Sky forward Jessica Breland (51) in the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 74-64. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

  • Chicago Sky guard Elena Delle Donne (11) shoots against Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Chicago Sky guard Elena Delle Donne (11) shoots against Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Lynx forward Devereaux Peters (14) goes up for a rebound with forward Maya Moore, center, and Chicago Sky forward Tamera Young, right, in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota Lynx forward Devereaux Peters (14) goes up for a rebound with forward Maya Moore, center, and Chicago Sky forward Tamera Young, right, in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

Maya Moore scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx closed with an 11-0 run to beat the Chicago Sky 74-64 on Thursday night for their 11th straight victory.

Lindsay Whalen added 14 points for Minnesota (24-6), which trailed 64-63 in the final two minutes.

Allie Quigley led the Sky (13-17) with 20 points. They opened the second half on a 9-0 run to take their first lead.

Minnesota held Chicago to 24 first-half points, but the Sky rallied to threaten to hand the Lynx their second home loss of the season.