Maya Moore scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx dominated the second half for an 82-57 win over the Seattle Storm on Friday night.
Minnesota Lynx guard Maya Moore is currently third overall in WNBA All-Star balloting with more than 7,700 votes so far, league officials said Thursday. Moore is behind Tulsa’s Skylar Diggins and Chicago’s Elena Delle Donne.
The WNBA announced Tuesday that Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for June 22-28. It’s Whalen’s third Player of the Week honor with the Lynx and seventh of her career.
Brittney Griner stepped onto the court for the first time this season, starting the process of putting her domestic violence arrest behind her for good.
Skylar Diggins scored a season-high 26 points to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Minnesota Lynx 86-78 on Sunday and take over sole possession of the first place in the Western Conference.
Seimone Augustus had 18 points, and the Minnesota Lynx put four players in double figures in a 74-59 victory over the winless San Antonio Stars 74-59 on Friday night.
The Minnesota Timberwolves held a grand opening for their shiny new downtown practice facility on Wednesday, hoping that it can help end a decade of futility in the NBA. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and WNBA President Laurel Richie attended the ceremony.
Maya Moore scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus added 20 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-52 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night.
DeWanna Bonner scored 22 points and the Phoenix Mercury extended their home winning streak to 22 games with an 81-66 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday.
Tricia Liston scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures and the Minnesota Lynx rolled to a 94-70 victory over the Seattle Storm on Thursday night.
The Minnesota Lynx and Timberwolves Basketball Academy announced Wednesday that two clinics will be held for youth basketball players in late June and early July. The clinics will be held June 30 and July 1 with Lynx stars Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus, respectively.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx will host a grand opening for their new training center and corporate headquarters in Mayo Clinic Square on Wednesday, June 17.
Lindsay Whalen scored 17 points, Maya Moore and Rebekkah Brunson each had 16 points and 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 78-69 on Saturday night.
These are the four buzzworthy stories you need to know about from Friday, June 05. They include a splashy hello from one of Minnesota’s winningest teams, and the start of a long goodbye from one of country music’s brightest stars.
The WNBA announced Thursday the results of its annual survey of the league’s general managers. The Lynx were predicted to be champions for the third time in five years. They collected two-thirds of the votes.
Seimone Augustus’s face fell and her eyes grew sharp as the Minnesota Lynx star was asked about the door opening for them in the Western Conference now that Diana Taurasi will not be playing in Phoenix this year.
Ahead of its 2015 season opener, the Minnesota Lynx will be hosting a skyway breakfast Friday morning in downtown Minneapolis. Lynx mascot “Prowl” and members of the team’s front office will host the event from 6:30 to 9 a.m. at the Target Center skyway.
The Minnesota Lynx have waived forwards Shae Kelley and Asia Taylor.
The Minnesota Lynx announced its final roster cuts Tuesday as the team prepares for its 2015 season opener Friday night. The Lynx waived forwards Asia Taylor and former University of Minnesota star Shae Kelley, which sets the team’s opening night roster at 12 players.
The Lynx have until Wednesday’s deadline to cut four more players, and coach Cheryl Reeve said Saturday that only a couple of roster spots are still up for grabs. And one of the players squarely on that bubble is former Gophers forward Shae Kelley.
The WNBA season is right around the corner. The Lynx have one more preseason tune-up Monday night at Target Center before tipping off the regular season next Friday night at home against Tulsa.
Jim Petersen grew up in St. Louis Park, and grew into a 6-foot-11-inch frame. Basketball was an obvious calling, and it still is because he loves this game — and the game seems to love him back.
As the Minnesota Lynx get ready to start another season, it’s hard to miss the Janel McCarville-sized hole in their starting lineup. “It was not ideal,” Lynx Coach Cheryl Reeve said. “To have a player make a decision like that at the 11th hour, when all the transactions and the draft and everything were over, you know, it’s not what we hoped for. At the same time, you don’t sit around and cry about it. You got to put action.”
The Minnesota Lynx have multiple events planned over the next two weeks as they gear up for their June 5 home opener against the Tulsa Shock.
Janel McCarville has told the Minnesota Lynx she will not play this season. The Lynx made the surprising announcement Wednesday, just over three weeks before they open the season on June 5. It was not immediately clear the reasons behind her decision.