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US women's hoops team shows off in exhibition game

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

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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via Fox Sports North
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

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...
Via Fox Sports North
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx swap Wiggins for McCarville, pick

MINNEAPOLIS Lindsay Whalen and Janel McCarville are reunited once again in Minnesota. The Minnesota Lynx announced Friday that they acquired McCarville from New York, along with a 2014 second-round pick from Tulsa, as part of a three-team trade. The Lynx dealt guard Candice Wiggins to the Shock as part of the trade. McCarville will join Whalen, a current Lynx guard and McCarville...
Via Fox Sports North
March 01, 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...
Via Fox Sports North
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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