MINNEAPOLIS – If the Los Angeles Sparks are going to take a 2-0 lead in the WNBA Finals, they might look to again shut down Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus.
The two averaged a little more than 30 points per game combined during the regular season and 36 in the playoffs coming into the best-of-five Finals.
In Game 1, Moore was held scoreless in the first half before putting up 18 second-half points. Augustus scored six as the Lynx lost 78-76 on Alana Beard’s buzzer beater Sunday.
Sparks coach Brian Agler said it took a three-player effort to fight Moore defensively.
“It’s not an easy task,” Agler said of shutting down…