Photos: Thousands turn out to celebrate champion Lynx


Minnesota Lynx fans line Nicollet Mall for a WNBA championship parade Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 in downtown Minneapolis. The Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream last week to win their second championship in three years. (MPR Photo/Jennifer Simonson - Fair Use).

Minnesota Lynx fans line Nicollet Mall for a WNBA championship parade Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 in downtown Minneapolis. The Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream last week to win their second championship in three years. (MPR Photo/Jennifer Simonson – Fair Use).

The Minnesota Lynx got a warm reception Monday morning as thousands of fans turned out to watch players parade down Nicollet Mall and 7th Street in downtown Minneapolis, showing off the trophy from their second WNBA championship title in three years.