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Moore leads Lynx past Sky

Maya Moore scored 33 points and helped cool off Chicago's Elena Delle Donne, leading the Minnesota Lynx to an 87-82 win over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday at Target Center.

Maya Moore scored 33 points and helped cool off Chicago's Elena Delle Donne, leading the Minnesota Lynx to an 87-82 win over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday at Target Center.

Delle Donne finished with 38 points, but only 13 came in the second half, when Moore took over guarding the reigning MVP.

In addition to slowing down Delle Donne, Moore scored 13 of her points in the fourth quarter, including a 3-pointer that put Minnesota up 85-80 with 55 seconds to play.

It's the second straight win for the Lynx, who dropped three in a row after a record 13-game win streak to start the season.

The Sky took a 68-61 lead into the fourth quarter, before Minnesota rallied. The Lynx opened the fourth quarter with a 10-2 run and took their first lead since halftime on a putback by Sylvia Fowles with 7:20 to play.

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Minnesota led 52-51 halftime, despite 25 first-half points from Delle Donne, who hit her last eight shots of the half. Moore had 17 points in the first half to lead the Lynx.

The Sky scored the first seven points of the third quarter, including two more jumpers from Delle Donne, giving her 10 consecutive makes.

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