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Whalen flourishing after turning down overseas money

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Lindsay Whalen hobbled through the regular season last year. She hobbled through the playoffs. She even hobbled through the Minnesota Lynx championship celebration. And so when it came time to head overseas for an 11th straight winter to go cash in on a can't-miss opportunity to make the kind of money that just isn't available to women's basketball players in...
Via Associated Press
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Whalen leads Lynx to first win since Olympics

MINNEAPOLIS -- Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 24 points, Sylvia Fowles added 11 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 92-80 on Sunday night.Seimone Augustus had 18 points, Maya Moore 13 and Jia Perkins 10 for the defending champion Lynx (22-5).Minnesota trailed 47-41 at halftime, but tied it with a 12-6 run to open the third and pulled away with...
Via Associated Press
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Police walk off job in response to Minnesota Lynx 'Black Lives Matter' shirts

In response to recent events, the Minnesota Lynx showed their support for social change on Saturday night, and local police officers were not happy about it. Four off-duty police officers who were providing security at the Lynx game walked off the job after the Lynx wore warm-up shirts seemingly promoting the message of the Black Lives Matter movement. An up close look at the...
Via College Spun
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Whalen reaches milestone as Lynx fall to Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Alex Bentley made three 3-pointers in the final 2 minutes of regulation and scored seven points in overtime to help the Connecticut Sun rally past Minnesota 93-89 on Thursday night, overcoming Maya Moore's 40 points for the Lynx.Minnesota was ahead 77-66 with 1:59 left in regulation, but Bentley made three 3s on four Connecticut possessions to pull to 79-77....
Via Associated Press
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Lynx's Whalen, Augustus need to get going in WNBA Finals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve didn't hide her displeasure with stars Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen after Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. A day after losing to the Indiana Fever on their home court, Reeve said she has to do a better job of putting Whalen in position to succeed and also made it clear she has not been happy with how the physical point guard has had...
Via Associated Press
October 05, 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

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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