Minnesota teammates Lindsay Whalen and Rebekkah Brunson headline the WNBA All-Star reserves announced Tuesday night.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is engaged to Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright. Wright confirmed the engagement following Minnesota’s 91-59 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday night. Durant, who was selected with the second overall pick in the 2007 draft, just completed his sixth season in the NBA. The 24-year-old forward averaged 28.1 points, 7.9 rebounds and 4.6 assists last season.
Maya Moore scored 14 of her 23 points in the third quarter and the Minnesota Lynx earned their 10th straight victory over Phoenix, beating the Mercury 91-59 on Sunday night. Monica Wright added 17 and Lindsay Whalen chipped in 14 for the Lynx, who earned their third victory over the Mercury this season in a winning streak that dates to 2011. Minnesota’s defense set the tone in the first half, holding the league’s No. 1 offense to 29 points on 32.5 percent shooting while also forcing nine Mercury turnovers.
Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus left Sunday’s game against the Phoenix Mercury in the second quarter with a left ankle injury. Augustus landed awkwardly after defending DeWanna Bonner’s layup with 7:01 left in the second quarter and left the game. Her return is questionable. Augustus, who entered the game ranked 13th in the WNBA at 16.3 points per game, left the game with eight points on 4-for-5 shooting.
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 WNBA announced Tuesday it named Rebekkah Brunson of the Minnesota Lynx its Western Conference Player of the Week. Brunson helped lead the Lynx to a 1-1 week, where she had 21 points and 17 rebounds in an 85-80 loss to the Washington Mystics.
Ivory Latta scored 17 of her 24 points in the second half and Monique Currie had 23 as the Washington Mystics fended off Minnesota’s fourth quarter rally and beat the Lynx 85-80 on Saturday night. Currie scored 18 in the first half and combined with Latta to shoot 17 for 26 on field goals for the Mystics (3-1), who won only five games last season. Coupled with Friday’s 66-62 victory at Connecticut,
Maya Moore scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus added 19 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an easy 99-79 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Thursday night. Lindsay Whalen had 10 assists for the Lynx (2-0), who finished with 30, and Amber Harris added a career high 18 points off the bench.
Maya Moore scored 26 points and Seimone Augustus added 20 as the Minnesota Lynx opened the season with a 90-74 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Saturday night. Moore and Augustus combined to shoot 20 for 32 from the floor for the Lynx (1-0), who shot 50 percent. Kara Lawson made five 3-pointers and finished with 22 points for the Sun (1-2).
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.
Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve would find herself walking through the aisles at her grocery store this offseason when she would be recognized by a fan.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Wednesday they’ve waived Jacki Gemelos and Janeesa Jeffery as the squad trims is roster before the start of the regular season. The move means the Lynx is currently at 12 players, needing to cut one more from the roster by 4 p.m. Thursday.
Jacki Gemelos has a sharp 3-point shot and a deft passing touch to offer the Minnesota Lynx as they set the 11-player roster for this season.
It looks like Seimone Augustus could get her Minnesota wedding after all. The Minnesota Lynx star has been planning to marry fiancée LaTaya Varner, but she wasn’t sure she would be able to do it in her adopted home state because gay marriage was not legal.
Maya Moore has excelled everywhere she’s played, winning championships from college to the WNBA and Europe. Now she’s leaving her mark on the Chinese women’s basketball league.
The Minnesota Lynx have signed coach Cheryl Reeve to a multiyear contract extension.
Tamika Catchings finally has the only title that was missing from her incredible basketball resume — a WNBA championship.
With the Indiana Fever one win away from their first WNBA championship, Tamika Catchings is making sure her teammates don’t get ahead of themselves.
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve got upset over a call of a foul on Lindsey Whalen.
Seimone Augustus has always preferred to stay out of the public eye even as her basketball career has taken her to the heights of an Olympic gold medal and a WNBA championship.
For most of the Minnesota Lynx’s existence, getting to the playoffs was challenge enough. Now they’re going for their second straight championship.
Minnesota Lynx star Seimone Augustus didn’t hide her displeasure with police in suburban Minneapolis earlier this week when she took to Twitter to criticize what she felt was an unfair traffic stop.
For the second year in a row, the Minnesota Lynx will advance to the WNBA Finals. As the team is celebrating a big win, one player had her festivities cut short.
Simon Augustus scored 21 points, Maya Moore added 20 and the Minnesota Lynx held off the Los Angeles Sparks 80-79 on Sunday, advancing to the WNBA finals to defend their title.
A year ago, the Minnesota Lynx opened the WNBA playoffs in an unfamiliar position after setting the franchise record for wins and making the team’s first postseason appearance since 2004. The experience of winning the title has the defending champions in a much different mindset this time.