Seimone Augustus was a 13-year-old girl when she watched the Houston Comets win the first WNBA championship in 1997.
The Comets would win the first four titles in the league, proving to basketball-loving girls across the country that there was a place for them to pursue their dreams. And Augustus couldn't get enough of them.
Two decades later, Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx stand on the precipice of joining those trailblazing women. A victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals on Thursday night would give the Lynx their fourth title, tying them with the now-defunct Comets for most in league history.
"That's just mind-boggling to...