MINNEAPOLIS -- The outcome was desirable. The execution, inadequate. As the Lynx worked through late-game scenarios at the end of practice last Thursday, reserve guards Monica Wright and Tricia Liston converged upon the opposing scout team point guard. With their bodies perfectly angled and their inside feet within millimeters of each other, they left him with nowhere to dribble...
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...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Even with their top two bench options out for the start of the season, the defending WNBA champions aren't exactly in a bind -- not yet, anyway. But the absences of guard Monica Wright and forward Devereaux Peters until further notice place further stress on identifying players who can make a difference right away. And that can be a tough task after just a week of...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Lynx's 2014 roster is shaping up to look remarkably similar to the one that brought the Twin Cities a championship last summer. After re-signing starting center Janel McCarville to a multiyear extension Thursday morning, the team announced it matched Seattle's offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Monica Wright. Minnesota had until Monday, March...
Kevin Durant and his girlfriend/fiancee Monica Wright are supposedly taking a break in their relationship. Durant and Wright, a WNBA player for the Minnesota Lynx, got engaged in July. Wright was playing for a Korean basketball team briefly, but she left the team last month. The reason for her departure has been debated, but Media […]
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