After falling to 0-2 in the WNBA Finals on Tuesday, Angel McCoughtry questioned Maya Moore's physical play, while Atlanta coach Fred Williams noted the free throw discrepancy.
As if Atlanta didn't have enough to worry about with Minnesota's trio of stars, Monica Wright came off the bench to score a playoff career-high 20 points.
For the third time, Atlanta has reached the WNBA Finals, only to face a strong favorite from the Western Conference.
After wrapping up All-Star weekend, it's time to get back to the business of chasing a league title.
WNBA fans achieved an impressive balance between popular and productive in voting 10 players as All-Star Game starters. Elena Delle Donne became the first rookie to be the top vote-getter.
As the WNBA breaks for the 2013 All-Star Game, we hand out some unofficial hardware to some of the top performers of the season so far.
Minnesota's Rebekkah Brunson leads the way as espnW.com names the top five power forwards in the WNBA.
Overlooked in the preseason, Atlanta is off to a league-best 6-1 start -- and the rest of the WNBA is paying attention now.
They score inside at will, battle for the boards, block shots and stretch defenses. Beginning with Los Angeles' Candace Parker, espnW names the top five centers in the WNBA.
Cappie Pondexter leads a talented group of players who are expected to vie for the 2013 WNBA MVP trophy.
Defense will determine an Eastern Conference finals rematch from last season.
The Dream's Angel McCoughtry netted a WNBA Finals single-game scoring record with 38 points in a Game 2 loss to the Lynx.
The Dream are happy to have their 6-foot-5 center back after her three-game absence to help Brazil qualify for the Olympics.
More than 15,000 fans turned out to support the Minnesota Lynx as they came back from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Dream at home.
With Erika de Souza absent, Sancho Lyttle has been moved from power forward to center. In Sunday's game against the Lynx, she didn't score.
It's down to Atlanta and Minnesota for the WNBA title, and somebody's going home with their first championship ring.