Heroes return: Minnesota Lynx come home from Rio

MINNEAPOLIS—Fresh off winning an Olympic gold medal, Minnesota Lynx personnel who represented the United States women’s basketball team received a golden greeting from fans Monday night at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The Lynx contingent included Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen, all veterans for USA Basketball. Joining them was...
Via Excelle Sports
2 hours ago

As usual, the U.S. women’s basketball team cruised to Olympic gold

Much has been made the past couple of weeks of the U.S. men’s basketball team’s struggles against overmatched Olympic opponents. Meanwhile, you know who didn’t struggle one whit on the way to gold? The U.S. women’s team, of course. Maya Moore, Diana Taurasi and company cruised past Spain 101-72 on Saturday to win the U.S. a sixth straight Olympic gold medal and its eighth...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rio Olympics 2016: Taurasi, Moore Advance Team USA To Gold Medal Game

Team USA will be going for its sixth consecutive gold medal on Saturday afternoon. One of Team USA's key leaders, veteran point guard and UConn alum Sue Bird, missed Thursday's semifinal matchup against France. Bird is currently day-to-day with a knee capsule sprain. While at times it looked as though the team missed their leader at the point, it ultimately didn't matter. For...
Via The UConn Blog
4 days ago

Rio Olympics 2016: Team USA Advances to Semifinal with Win Over Japan

Former UConn Huskies Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore helped Team USA past Japan to reach its 9th straight semifinal. The USA Women's Olympic Basketball team cruised through pool play, winning their five games by an average margin of 45 points. But their opponent tonight was eager to prove that it wasn't phased by that dominance. Japan went to the half trailing by 10 points only to...
Via The UConn Blog
6 days ago

Moore helps US women's hoops beat France 84-62

NEWARK, Del. -- Tina Charles scored 17 points and Maya Moore added 13 to help the U.S. women's basketball team beat France 84-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.The game was a rematch of the 2012 London Olympics gold medal game that the Americans won 86-50. This time the U.S. took a half to get going, which wasn't a total surprise as the Americans have had little training...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Fowles, Moore help Lynx beat Storm, extend win streak to 6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Maya Moore scored 21 points, Sylvia Fowles had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 79-72 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Fowles was 8 of 10 from the field and had three steals and two blocked shots. Natasha Howard scored 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting for the Lynx (21-4). Howard and Moore scored six points...
Via Associated Press
July 22, 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

Moore scores 27, leads Lynx past Mercury in season opener

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore had 27 points and a career-high 10 assists to help the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx open the season with a 95-76 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday night.Seimone Augustus added 21 points on 10-of-15 shooting, Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and 14 rebounds for her 100th career double-double and Lindsay Whalen chipped in with 14.Moore, Fowles...
Via Associated Press
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Moore, Lynx snap back with win over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 20 points, Sylvia Fowles added 15 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 72-64 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing streak. The Sparks were without four-time WNBA All-Star Alana Beard, who left the 8 eight minutes into the first quarter and did not return. Beard was sidelined two games into the season by plantar fasciitis and returned...
Via Fox Sports North
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx star Maya Moore named Western Conference Player of the Month

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the WNBA's Western Conference Player of the Month for July. The team announced the news on Tuesday. It's Moore's first player of the month award this year -- the 2015 season is just two months old -- and the sixth of her career. This marks the ninth time a Lynx player has been honored. Moore has now won six of the last eight Western...
Via Fox Sports North
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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