Lynx trade Wright to Seattle for Montgomery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Lynx have acquired guard Renee Montgomery from Seattle in a deal for injured guard Monica Wright. The Lynx also receive the Storm's second-round draft pick in 2016 in the trade announced Monday. Montgomery has career averages of 10.6 points, 3.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 23.8 minutes per game. The 5-foot-7 guard has played in 17 games for the Storm...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Lynx at Shock

The Minnesota Lynx certainly will miss Seimone Augustus and Monica Wright, but the emergence of Anna Cruz has complemented the steady play of Maya Moore to soften the blow. Losing star players is something the Tulsa Shock have had to overcome all season. Visiting Minnesota seeks a fourth consecutive win while the Shock look to avoid a third straight defeat Sunday. The Lynx (11-3...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx guard Monica Wright out indefinitely after knee surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright has undergone arthroscopic surgery on her right knee. The surgery was performed at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, on Thursday. The Lynx announced that Wright will be out indefinitely. The 5-foot-10 Wright has been Minnesota's top reserve for the majority of her six-year career with the team. Wright missed the first five...
Via Associated Press
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Reeve guides Lynx once again to playoffs in most challenging of years

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...
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July 31, 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...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Brunson out indefinitely after knee surgery

MINNEAPOLIS -- It's not a good preseason to be the knee of a Minnesota Lynx player. The team announced starting power forward Rebekkah Brunson has been sidelined indefinitely after undergoing an arthroscopy on her right knee Tuesday. She joins regular backups Monica Wright and Devereaux Peters on the list of players who will miss the beginning of the WNBA season. All three have similar...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx look at reserve options in exhibition win over Australia

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...
Via Fox Sports North
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx match offer sheet for FA guard Wright

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...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant and girlfriend/fiancee Monica Wright supposedly taking a break

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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