Lindsay Whalen is heart and soul of Lynx

MINNEAPOLIS -- Assess. Attack. Annihilate. All while maintaining enough poise and influence to keep a group of moving parts churning at an efficient pace. It's the desired cause-and-effect sequence for every point guard at every level of basketball. Lindsay Whalen learned it a young age, cultivated it while putting her home state on the national women's basketball map and...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx sign star guard Whalen to contract extension

The Minnesota Lynx are making sure point guard Lindsay Whalen stays home for a while. The Lynx signed Whalen to a multi-year contract extension on Friday. The 10-year veteran is having one of her finest seasons. She is averaging a career-high 14.7 points and 6.0 assists to help the Lynx to the best record in the WNBA (23-7). The Hutchinson native and University of Minnesota alum...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx, star Lindsay Whalen agree to contract extension

MINNEAPOLIS -- With the season Lindsay Whalen is having, Minnesota Lynx brass figure there's no point in waiting to keep her around. The team announced Friday it has signed the homegrown point guard to a multiyear contract extension, locking her up for what's likely the remainder of her professional tenure. The 31-year-old Hutchinson, Minn., native and Minnesota graduate...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Whalen sets career high in important win over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS -- In a bout that finally lived up to its billing, the Minnesota Lynx relied upon their most constant imposition. The helping hand of Lindsay Whalen. The WNBA's all-time No. 3 assists facilitator dished out a career-high and franchise-record-tying 14 of them Wednesday at the Target Center, sending crisp passes through minute windows in Los Angeles' long, athletic...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Rebekkah Brunson, Lindsay Whalen named WNBA All-Star reserves

MINNEAPOLIS For the second time in as many WNBA All-Star games, every member of Minnesota's fantastic quartet will suit up for the Western Conference. The conference's coaches voted in point guard Lindsay Whalen and power forward Rebekkah Brunson as reserves for this Saturday's All-Star clash. The two join fellow Lynx stars Seimone Augustus and Maya Moore, whom fans...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Whalen leads Lynx over Shock over Lynx, 86-75

Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 25 points and Maya Moore added 22 as the Western Conference-leading Minnesota Lynx won their fourth consecutive game, 86-75 over the Tulsa Shock on Saturday night. Whalen had 11 points in the third quarter and Minnesota (11-3) led by as many as 22 in the second half. She scored seven consecutive points to give the Lynx a 64-43 lead and force a...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Gophers Whalen, McCarville reunite as Lynx

MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota's hometown tandem hankered for this kind of reunion over the course of a decade. The reconvening of former University of Minnesota teammates Lindsay Whalen and Janel McCarville could've taken place in a European league. It could've happened in international play. The pair could've wound up together on any of the WNBA's other 11 franchises...
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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynxs Whalen leaves Turkish team

MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Lynx point guard Lindsay Whalen has left her team in Turkey over a contract dispute. The vast majority of WNBA players sign lucrative contracts overseas each winter, making a large chunk of their yearly earnings that way, and Whalen had been playing during this offseason for Galatasaray. Whalen confirmed her exit from Galatasary on Monday via Twitter in a series...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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