Phillips stars in WNBA Finals Game 1 win

Phillips stars in WNBA Finals Game 1 win

Jayco Australian Opal Erin Phillips has moved one step closer to a WNBA Championship after her Indiana Fever took Game One on the road against the Minnesota Lynx yesterday.

Coming off a decisive performance in the deciding Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals, Phillips again provided offensive spark, scoring 13 points in the 76-70 win.

After spending most of the season coming off the bench, Phillips was promoted in the starting line-up after the first post-season game, where she has flourish to average more than 28 minutes and 8 points per game.

Phillips and her teammate now must wait until Thursday morning (AEDT) for the chance to establish a 2-0 advantage before heading back to Indiana.

Game Two of the WNBA Finals takes place on Thursday at 11:00am AEDT with LIVE on ESPN2 and espn3.com.