Latest Minnesota Lynx News

Moore helps Lynx beat Liberty 78-72

May. 25, 2018 10:46 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve didn't like the way Maya Moore was playing, so she benched her star for most of the fourth quarter and then put her back in the game at just the right time. Moore went to the bench with 5 minutes left and didn't return until the final minute, hitting...

Sylvia Fowles has 23 points, 20 rebounds for Lynx

May. 23, 2018 10:15 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 23 points and 20 rebounds for Minnesota's first 20-20 game and the Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 76-68 on Wednesday night. Minnesota closed the first half with a 13-0 run for a 46-21 lead. Fowles had 16 points, 12 rebounds and three steals in the half. Maya Moore added 12...

LA moves to top of AP WNBA power poll after win vs Lynx

May. 22, 2018 1:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles has jumped over Minnesota to the top spot in The Associated Press WNBA power poll following the Sparks' season-opening victory over the Lynx. The Sparks received all 14 first-place votes from the national media panel in the first regular-season poll Tuesday. Minnesota, which had...

Gray's shot lifts Sparks past Lynx 77-76 in finals rematch

May. 20, 2018 8:28 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There was no better way for the WNBA to open its 22nd season than with another intense matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx. After the Lynx received their championship rings and raised a fourth banner in the arena, Chelsea Gray and the Sparks gave them their...

WNBA set to begin 22nd season after busy offseason

May. 18, 2018 2:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a busy offseason in the WNBA since the Minnesota Lynx won the championship last year, beating Los Angeles in another thrilling final. Las Vegas gained a team while New York changed arenas. Dallas saw the return of a huge inside presence with Australian Liz Cambage coming back to...

Minnesota Lynx sit atop preseason AP WNBA power poll _ again

May. 17, 2018 2:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The defending champion Minnesota Lynx begin the season atop the preseason Associated Press WNBA poll — again. The Lynx received nine first-place votes from the 14-person national media panel Thursday. It's the second time in the three seasons that the AP has been doing the poll that...

Feat to repeat: Lynx set sights on back-to-back titles

May. 11, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Believe it or not, there is still another feat left for the Minnesota Lynx to accomplish once the season begins next weekend. With four of the last seven WNBA championships, the Lynx are well-established as one of the league's few true dynasties. Their starting five has combined for 25...

Lynx waive forwards Barta, Richardson, center Pierre-Louis

May. 9, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx have waived forwards Jill Barta and Breanna Richardson and center Vionise Pierre-Louis. The team announced the moves Wednesday. Barta was originally selected by Las Vegas in the third round of the 2018 WNBA draft and was acquired by Minnesota on April 12. In one...

A record 4 Ivy Leaguers trying to make WNBA teams

May. 8, 2018 11:22 AM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Leslie Robinson joined an exclusive club when she was drafted by the New York Liberty last month. The Princeton star is just the third player with Ivy League experience taken in the WNBA draft, joining former Harvard standouts Allison Feaster and Temi Fagbenle. While Robinson is a...

Coach: WNBA champs Lynx still waiting for White House invite

May. 3, 2018 10:18 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve says the team is still waiting for a White House invitation after winning its latest WNBA title in October. Reeve says the lack of an invite from President Donald Trump is disappointing. She noted at practice Wednesday that then-President Barack Obama...