Minnesota teammates Lindsay Whalen and Rebekkah Brunson headline the WNBA All-Star reserves announced Tuesday night.
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.
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.
A fast start on Saturday night ensured that what had been a good week for the Minnesota Lynx would only get better.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s election season in Hutchinson, with campaign signs for mayor, city council and even president. But one name overshadows them all.
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.
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.