Latest Minnesota Lynx News

Fowles leads Lynx past Fever, secure playoff bye

Sep. 17, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half for a 92-73 win over the Indiana Fever on Friday night, clinching a first-round bye in the WNBA playoffs. Minnesota (21-10) has won 16 of 19...

Teams battle for playoff positioning in WNBA's final week

Sep. 14, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than a week left in the regular season of the WNBA, playoff seeding, a postseason berth and draft lottery chances are still undecided. Buoyed by a 12-game winning streak, Connecticut has clinched the top seed throughout the playoffs and leads...

Collier, Lynx beat Fever 90-80, pull into third-place tie

Sep. 12, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier had 22 points, six rebounds, seven assists and a career-high tying four steals to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 90-80 on Sunday night. The Lynx (20-10), who play at Indiana on Friday before their regular-season...

Lynx beat Fever 89-72 in first of 3 straight meetings

Sep. 10, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 20 points and Kayla McBride added 15 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 89-72 on Friday night. Minnesota (19-10) moved into a tie with Phoenix for fourth in the WNBA standings. The Lynx face Indiana the next...

Young has career-high 29 points, Aces beat Lynx 102-81

Sep. 08, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jackie Young scored a career-high 29 points and had 10 rebounds, A’ja Wilson added 20 points and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 102-81 on Wednesday night. Young, in her third season out of Notre Dame, went 14 for 19 from the field to top...

WNBA playoff seeds up for grabs as teams enter home stretch

Sep. 07, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA playoff chase may come down to the final day of the regular season on Sept. 19. Six teams have already clinched postseason spots, although where they will finish in the standings is still up for grabs. Connecticut remains...

Lynx use 15-0 run to start 4th quarter to down Mystics

Sep. 04, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 21 points and Aerial Powers added 20 to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Washington Mystics 93-75 on Saturday night. The Lynx (18-9) have won 13 of 15, including five straight victories to move into a tie for third in the...

Kayla McBride, Sylvia Fowles lead Lynx past Sparks, 66-57

Sep. 02, 2021 22:17 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 17 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 17 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 66-57 on Thursday night. Minnesota closed on a 17-4 run, highlighted by a long 3-poiner by Aerial Powers with 3:11 left for...

Collier, McBride help Lynx beat Liberty 72-66

Aug. 31, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Napheesa Collier added 21 points and 14 boards, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 72-66 on Tuesday night. Minnesota (16-9) has won three straight games and nine of its last 11....

Fowles has 29 & 20, Lynx end skid against Storm 76-70

Aug. 24, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 29 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 76-70 win over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night. Fowles had 19 points and 13 rebounds to help Minnesota take a 40-33 lead at the half. The 13 rebounds were a...