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.
The Minnesota Lynx has acquired exclusive negotiating rights to Asjha Jones from the Connecticut Sun in exchange for the team’s 2016 second-round draft pick. Jones is a 6-3 forward who has played 11 seasons in the WNBA, the last nine with Connecticut.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday they have re-signed forward Maya Moore to a multi-year contract. Moore, a four-year veteran originally taken by the Lynx with the No. 1 pick in the 2011 WNBA Draft, was a restricted free agent after the 2014 season.
Fear not Minnesota Lynx fans, Maya Moore isn’t going anywhere. The restricted free agent hasn’t signed her contract yet, but said that it’s only a matter of time before she does.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday that single-game tickets for the 2015 season go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets will be available at the Target Center box office from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and they’re available for purchase on the Minnesota Lynx web site.
The Lynx announced the signings Monday of second-round draft pick Reshanda Gray, who was chosen 16th overall, and third-rounder Shae Kelley of Minnesota, who was picked 35th overall.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Monday they’ve signed second round pick Reshanda Gray. The Lynx selected Gray with the 16th overall pick in this year’s WNBA Draft. Gray is a 6 foot, 3 inch forward who played at California.
Construction is almost done on the new practice facility for the Timberwolves and Lynx. If you drive by, you’ll see scaffolding is still up across the street from Target Center at the building formally known as Block E.
The cost to renovate Target Center is going up. An updated budget unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall this week shows the cost has climbed to nearly $129-million.
USA Basketball announced Monday that Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve will one of three assistants returning to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics.
After leading Team USA to a FIBA World title last summer and being named the MVP of the tournament, Lynx guard Maya Moore was named the USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year on Tuesday.
It was another crazy year on the Minnesota sports scene with plenty of great moments, some tough times and two coaches dismissed. Throw in a national title that nobody will remember on the college scene, and it’s been another very interesting year depending on which sports team you follow most.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday its regular season schedule for 2015, which starts with a home game against the Tulsa Shock. The Lynx will open the regular season on Friday, June 5, at Target Center.
Minnesota offers many ways to enjoy the change of seasons this fall. Check out this list and make plans for your autumnal diversions.
Rosemount High School is known for their fine arts, and music in particular. Their marching band has played at the Rose Parade in California, for the world-champion Minnesota Lynx and even at last year’s We Day at the Xcel Energy Center.
The Phoenix Mercury did something in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals that no other WNBA team has been able to do all season long. They stopped Maya Moore.
The WNBA playoffs are down to the final four teams with Phoenix, Minnesota, Indiana and Chicago still standing. Here’s a look at a few story lines for the conference finals.
The newest Minnesota Timberwolves are pitching in to help the Lynx push toward another championship. Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Zach LaVine and Thaddeus Young have purchased a total of 500 tickets for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.