MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota will get guard Rachel Banham back for another year.
Banham announced Friday she'll return to the team next season after being awarded a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA, essentially a reset of her senior year. Banham tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee in a game last month and recently had reconstructive surgery.
Banham said her family...
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January 23, 2015
ISTANBUL -- Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second straight gold medal at the women's world championship Sunday.
Lindsay Whalen added 12 points for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold medal game in the world championship since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. Except for a hiccup in 2006 when the Americans lost...
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October 05, 2014
NEWARK, Del. (AP) Nneka Ogwumike scored 26 points in an intrasquad exhibition game between players in the U.S. national women's basketball team pool on Thursday night at the University of Delaware.
It wasn't enough for the White squad, which fell to the Red team 95-87.
The entertaining back and forth contest showcased some of the best talent in the world. Maya Moore connected with...
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September 11, 2014
PHOENIX -- Only 30 minutes separated the Mercury from the next step toward that conspicuously advertised awaited glory.
They had barged into Target Center and administered a 22-9, first-quarter beat down on the defending champion Minnesota Lynx. The ball was moving with precision and purpose on offense. Rotation and communication were continuing as major factors on defense.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Lindsay Whalen scored 31 points, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Stars 94-89 on Saturday night to advance to the Western Conference finals and end the playing career of San Antonio's Becky Hammon.
Seimone Augustus scored 21 points and Maya Moore had 16 for Minnesota, which won the series 2-0 and will next face the winner between Phoenix and Los Angeles.
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August 23, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS -- The dish from Damiris Dantas was fluid, certainly unbecoming of a rookie who's still a toddler to this current Lynx run.
Early in the second quarter of Wednesday afternoon's 93-82 Minnesota triumph over Tulsa, Dantas took an entry pass and immediately, effortlessly and clandestinely deposited it via bounce pass in the hands of veteran point guard Lindsay Whalen, whose...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Once again, the Lynx will be well-represented at the WNBA All-Star Game this weekend.
The league announced Tuesday that Minnesota point guard Lindsay Whalen and wing Seimone Augustus will join Maya Moore and the Lynx coaching staff on the Western Conference team. The conference coaches voted Whalen and Augustus in as reserves after fan balloting named Moore a starter...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Tulsa is quickly becoming a home away from home for the Minnesota Lynx.
Maya Moore scored 33 points and Lindsay Whalen fell a rebound short of a triple double to help the Lynx hold off the Tulsa Shock for a 91-85 victory Thursday night.
The victory was the ninth straight road win for Minnesota (15-6) in Tulsa. The Shock's last home win against the Lynx was a...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With the Minnesota Lynx missing one of their three Olympians, Monica Wright made sure they never missed a beat.
Wright hit two early 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 17 points as the Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 91-84 on Thursday night.
Seimone Augustus missed her second straight game with bursitis in her left knee, so Wright stepped into the starting...
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Better make it two.
Lindsay Whalen became the second consecutive Lynx player to win the WNBA's Western Conference player of the week award after leading Minnesota to a 7-0 start, the fourth-best season commencement in league history. After the first week of the season, teammate Maya Moore received the same award.
Whalen, the team's veteran point guard, ranks fifth...