Maya Moore scored 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Tulsa Shock 83-59 and clinch a playoff spot at the earliest point in franchise history.
Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Maya Moore and Monica Wright added 17 each as the Minnesota Lynx returned from the Olympic break with a 98-69 victory over the Washington Mystics on Friday.
Minnesota Lynx players Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen helped the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team win their fifth consecutive gold medal on Saturday.
Team USA used a dominating second half performance to run away from Turkey on Wednesday in pool play at the Olympics with an 89-58 victory in London.
Athletes and coaches from or with a connection to Minnesota competing for Team USA at this year’s Summer Olympic Games in London.
Seimone Augustus was asked to be the superstar of the 13-2 Lynx, the WNBA reigning champions, and now she’s asked to be one of the superstars on the 2012 Olympic team.
Think Seimone Augustus is the top player in the WNBA? She’s been nominated as one of the best in the league and fans can vote for the Lynx’s star guard to be crowned the queen for the 2012 ESPYs at ESPN.com.
Rebekkah Brunson and Seimone Augustus each scored 16 points as the Minnesota Lynx became the second team in WNBA history to start 13-1 after beating the Phoenix Mercury 96-80 on Wednesday night.
Lindsay Whalen scored 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 79-67 Saturday.
Sue Bird scored 21 points and Tanisha Wright added 12 points and eight assists as the Seattle Storm beat Minnesota 65-62 on Sunday night, handing the defending champion Lynx their first loss of the season.
Seimone Augustus used to show up at the WNBA All-Star game and get pep talks from the other stars at the event. “Keep grinding,” they would tell her, patting her on the back. “It’ll get better.”
Maya Moore and Rebekkah Brunson each scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx held off the San Antonio Silver Stars 83-79 on Sunday night.
Seimone Augustus scored 25 points to rally the Minnesota Lynx from nine points down in the second half in a 92-84 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday night.
Seimone Augustus scored 19 points before leaving with bruised ribs, and the Lynx didn’t let up in a 105-83 season-opening victory over the Diana Taurasi-less Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.
The United States Olympic women’s basketball team is going to have a Minnesota flavor. Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen were named to the team on Friday.
Seimone Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx completed a near-perfect postseason by beating the Atlanta Dream 73-67 on Friday night to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA championship series.
Seimone Augustus scored 36 points to lead Minnesota’s second-half surge, and the Lynx moved within one win of their first WNBA title by beating the Atlanta Dream 101-95 in Game 2 of the league championship series on Wednesday night.
Rebekkah Brunson had 26 points and 11 rebounds and Seimone Augustus added 22 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 88-74 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA finals on Sunday night.
Seimone Augustus had 21 points and seven assists to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 95-67 victory over the Phoenix Mercury in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night.
Seimone Augustus had 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 85-67 on Tuesday night for the first playoff series victory in franchise history.
Minnesota finally has a team in the playoffs that’s a favorite, and now it’s time to see if the Minnesota Lynx can cash in on their home court advantage.
Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points Friday to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the San Antonio Silver Stars 66-65 in Game 1 of their WNBA Western Conference semifinal.
Seimone Augustus scored 22 points, Lindsay Whalen had 20 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 78-69 Thursday night.
Maya Moore scored 19 points and the Minnesota Lynx cruised to an 86-68 victory over the New York Liberty on Sunday.
In a town hungry for a winning sports team, we have one. The Minnesota Lynx have clinched the top record in their WNBA division, and are one game away from clinching the best record in the league, and home court advantage in the playoffs. So where is the media and community excitement?