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LINDSAY WHALEN RUMORS

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Maya Moore scored 27 points and Lindsay Whalen had 24 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Wednesday night, spoiling the season debut of two-time MVP Candace Parker. Moore and Whalen scored Minnesota's final 12 points, including a 6-0 run after Los Angeles had pulled within 76-73 with 2:31 left. Minnesota (13-4) avoided losing back...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx standout Whalen named WNBA All-Star as reserve

The WNBA on Tuesday night announced Minnesota Lynx veteran Lindsay Whalen had been voted by coaches as a reserve for the Western Conference All-Star squad. However, due to Whalen's eye injury suffered on Sunday at Tulsa, the guard will not play in the WNBA All-Star Game on July 25. This would've been Whalen's fifth career All-Star Game appearance (2006, 2011, 2013-15). Playing in...
Via Fox Sports North
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindsay Whalen scores 17 points, Lynx beat Fever 78-69

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Lindsay 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. The Lynx (2-0) never trailed after the opening minutes but needed a 6-0 run late in the fourth quarter to surge to a 68-59 lead with 2:58 left. Seimone Augustus added 11 points for Minnesota,...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

USA routs Spain for second straight gold medal at Women's World Championships

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mercury must be on point in decisive Game 3

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. And Lynx...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx advance to Western Conference Finals with win over Stars

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. Kayla...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

After defeat of Tulsa, Lynx look to catch fire in season's second half

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...
Via Fox Sports North
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Augustus, Whalen named WNBA All-Star reserves

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...
Via Fox Sports North
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Whalen leads Lynx to 91-84 win over Stars

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...
Via Fox Sports North
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Whalen named West player of the week

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...
Via Fox Sports North
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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