Minnesota Lynx Celebrate A 3rd WNBA Title, Aiming For MoreIt was a celebration fit for champions. The Minnesota Lynx held their victory parade Friday after winning the WNBA title Wednesday night for the first time on their home court. Lynx fans lined Hennepin Avenue for a chance to celebrate with the champs.
Lynx Win Third WNBA Title In 5 YearsSylvia Fowles had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx captured their third championship in five years with a 69-52 victory over the Indiana Fever in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night. Seimone Augustus added 16 points and Rebekkah Brunson grabbed 14 rebounds for the Lynx, who also won it all in 2011 and 2013.
Moore's 19 Points Lead Lynx Past Mercury 67-60Maya Moore scored 19 points and Rebekkah Brunson had a franchise playoff-record 19 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury in the opener of the Western Conference finals Thursday night. Seimone Augustus added 14 points for Minnesota, which trailed early, but used a big second quarter run to take over the game and led throughout the second half.
Fowles, Brunson Have Double-Doubles; Lynx Beat Fever 81-65Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 14 rebounds and Rebekkah Brunson added 14 points with 11 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 81-65 on Friday night for their ninth straight victory in the series.
Maya Moore Scores 32 Points, Lynx Top Shock 79-72Maya Moore scored 32 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Tulsa Shock 79-72 on Sunday in a showdown between the top two teams in the Western Conference.
Lynx Beat Mercury In Griner's Return From Suspension, 71-56Brittney Griner stepped onto the court for the first time this season, starting the process of putting her domestic violence arrest behind her for good.
Liston Leads 5 In Double Figures; Lynx Rout Storm 94-70Tricia 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.
Lindsay Whalen Scores 17 Points, Lynx Beat Fever 78-69Lindsay 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.
With Taurasi Gone, Lynx Look To Reclaim Top Spot In WestSeimone 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.
Life Is Good For Lynx Assistant Coach Jim PetersonJim 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.
Going Into The Playoffs, The Lynx Think They're The Team To BeatLast year, the Minnesota Lynx took the ultimate ride of champions down Nicollet Mall. To the victors go the spoils, but are the Lynx a better team this year?
Moore Lifts Lynx To 76-65 Win Over Sun Maya Moore had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 76-65 on Sunday. Rebekkah Brunson had nine points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx (20-6) and Janel McCarville had 11 points and seven rebounds. Seimone Augustus also scored 13.