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Lynx Sign Star Guard Whalen To Contract Extension

The Minnesota Lynx are making sure point guard Lindsay Whalen stays home for a while. The Lynx signed Whalen to a multi-year contract extension on Friday. The 10-year veteran is having one of her finest seasons. She is averaging a career-high 14.7 points and 6.0 assists to help the Lynx to the best record in the WNBA (23-7).

09/06/2013

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Whalen And Moore Lead Lynx Over Liberty 73-47

Lindsay Whalen scored 18 points while Maya Moore added 11 points and 10 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 73-47 on Tuesday night. Minnesota (21-7) increased its lead to 1½ games over Los Angeles for the top spot in the Western Conference. The Sparks played later Tuesday night.

08/27/2013

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Ajavon Lifts Mystics To 79-75 Win Over Lynx

Matee Ajavon scored on a driving layup with 21.3 seconds remaining and the Washington Mystics ended a four-game losing streak with a 79-75 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Thursday night. Ivory Latta had 24 points for Washington (10-13), which moved percentage points ahead of New York for fourth place in the Eastern Conference.

08/08/2013

Chicago Sky v Minnesota Lynx

Lynx Beat Storm For 18th Straight Home Win

Lindsay Whalen scored 22 points, Seimone Augustus added 18 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 90-72 Sunday night for their 18th straight home win,. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Maya Moore scored 16 points as Minnesota (16-3) extended its overall winning streak to nine games. Minnesota’s home win streak, dating back to last season, is tied with the 2010-11 Storm teams for the third longest streak in WNBA history. Los Angeles won a record 28 straight at home from 2000-02 and 19 in a row from 2012-13.

08/04/2013

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Augustus Scores 18, Lynx Cruise Past Silver Stars

Seimone Augustus scored 18 points and Maya Moore added 16 as the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 85-63 on Friday night for their eighth-straight win.

08/02/2013

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Overlooked? All-Star-Laden Lynx Lead League, Again

The WNBA has crafted a marketing campaign around some popular rookies. The brand is called the “Three to See.”

07/25/2013

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Lynx Beat Phoenix 81-69 For 7th Straight Win

Lindsay Whalen had 18 points and seven assists to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the Phoenix Mercury 81-69 on Wednesday afternoon. The Phoenix Mercury are just hanging on until they get some key bodies back.

07/24/2013

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Lynx Sending 4 Players To WNBA All-Star Game

Minnesota teammates Lindsay Whalen and Rebekkah Brunson headline the WNBA All-Star reserves announced Tuesday night.

07/23/2013

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Whalen Paces Lynx Past Silver Stars 87-71

Lindsay Whalen had 21 points and seven assists and the Minnesota Lynx rolled by the San Antonio Silver Stars 87-71 on Friday night, their fifth straight victory.

07/19/2013

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Lynx Liking The Direction They’re Headed

The Lynx are on the road to play in San Antonio Friday. Instead, Target Center is full of screaming teenage girls tonight. One Direction is in town. But the Lynx have to be happy with the direction they’re headed.

07/18/2013

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Whalen Leads Lynx Over Shock, 86-75

A fast start on Saturday night ensured that what had been a good week for the Minnesota Lynx would only get better.

07/13/2013

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Whalen, Wright Lead Lynx Past Fever 69-62

Lindsay Whalen had 23 points and Monica Wright added 22 points and nine rebounds as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 69-62 in a rematch of last season’s WNBA finals Thursday afternoon.

07/11/2013

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Lynx Rout Dream In Matchup Of Top Teams In WNBA

Monica Wright had a season-high 22 points to help the Minnesota Lynx rout the Atlanta Dream 94-72 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the top teams in the WNBA.

07/09/2013

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Lynx Guard Lindsay Whalen Nominated For ESPY

The ESPY Awards are hosted by ESPN ever year and stand for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly. Whalen, a Hutchinson, Minn., native, has been nominated for this year’s Best WNBA Player.

06/28/2013

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Moore Struggles But Lynx Get Past Shock 83-74

Rebekkah Brunson scored 19 points and Lindsay Whalen added 17 to help the Minnesota Lynx overcome a poor performance by Maya Moore and beat the Tulsa Shock 83-74 on Friday night. Moore, who came in leading the WNBA with 22.3 points per game, was held to just 10 on 4-of-12 shooting. Seimone Augustus chipped in with 11 points for Minnesota (4-1), which won for the fourth time in five games.

06/14/2013

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Lynx Get Late Start To Season

The Lynx open their season Saturday night. Finally. By a quirk in the schedule, they’re the last to get going. Half the teams in the WNBA have already played twice, including Saturday’s opponent – Connecticut. No matter how many games you play, there’s nothing like an opening night, says Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen.

06/01/2013

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Former Gopher Janel McCarville Joins The Lynx

Lindsay Whalen has been reunited with her Gophers teammate Janel McCarville, as the Minnesota Lynx has acquired the center from the Tulsa Shock in a three-team trade on Friday.

03/01/2013

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Charles, Catchings Lead All-WNBA Team Selections

Connecticut’s Tina Charles was the leading vote-getter for the All-WNBA team, and Indiana’s Tamika Catchings earned her seventh first-team selection.

10/17/2012

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Augustus, Whalen, Moore Selected All-WNBA

Minnesota Lynx’s Seimone Augustus was named to the 2012 All-WNBA First Team, while teammates Maya Moore and Minnesota-native Lindsay Whalen were selected to the second team.

10/17/2012

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Hutchinson Shows Love For Its Hometown Star

It’s election season in Hutchinson, with campaign signs for mayor, city council and even president. But one name overshadows them all.

10/04/2012

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Storm Outlast Lynx In 2OT To Force Game 3

Sue Bird scored 22 points, including two 3-pointers in the second overtime, and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 86-79 in Game 2 on Sunday night, evening their Western Conference semifinal series.

09/30/2012

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Whalen Scores 20 To Lead Lynx Past Storm 78-70

Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points, Seimone Augustus had 19 and the defending champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 78-70 in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals Friday night.

09/28/2012

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Maya Moore Leads Lynx Past Fever, 86-79

Maya Moore made five her six 3-pointers in the third quarter to tie the WNBA record and had a career-high 29 points in the Minnesota Lynx’s 86-79 victory over the Indiana Fever on Monday night.

09/17/2012

Chicago Sky v Minnesota Lynx

Whalen Lifts Lynx Over Fever 66-64 With Late Shot

Lindsay Whalen banked a fade-away jumper in with 1.6 seconds left to give the Minnesota Lynx a 66-64 win over the Indiana Fever on Friday night.

09/14/2012

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Moore, Augustus Lead Lynx Over Sparks 88-77

Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus scored 23 points apiece to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 88-77 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night.

09/04/2012

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