The day after

About last night:

The WNBA Finals on ESPN were the highest-rated since 2003 and the fifth-highest playoff game in league history.

The aging Lynx core still proves it’s the WNBA’s gold standard.

The Sparks were somber after the loss.

Lindsay Whalen is right at home with her fourth title.

Whalen showed her teammates the magic of the “Barn.”

Sylvia Fowles’ season was perfect.

Maya Moore reflects on her fourth championship.

Moore has transitioned from star to the Lynx’s ultimate team player.

Candace Parker’s daughter gave her the cutest note after last night’s loss.

Veteran experience and a hard-won title.

The Lynx have solidified themselves as the best WNBA franchise ever.

Photo gallery.

The entire WNBA is a winner with another entertaining, competitive Finals.

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