Former Liberty head coach Katie Smith, a two-time WNBA champion as a player and the third-leading all-time scorer in Lynx history, is returning to Minnesota as an assistant coach.
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Walt Hopkins, currently an assistant with the Lynx, was hired as the next head coach of the New York Liberty.
Cheryl Reeve, who has led the Lynx to four WNBA titles since becoming head coach in 2010 and added the title of general manager in 2017, signed a multi-year extension with the team Friday.
Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women face four top college teams this month as part of a tour to help prepare for the Tokyo Games.
Lynx leading scorer Odyssey Sims has been suspended for two games to start the 2020 season, stemming from a drunken-driving charge over the summer.
Odyssey Sims, the Lynx's leading scorer, was sentenced to house arrest after pleading guilty Thursday to one of two DWI charges stemming from an arrest in June. The other charge was dismissed.
Cheryl Reeve, who has coached the Lynx to four WNBA titles and, as GM, was named the league's Executive of the Year this season, has reached a new three-year deal through the 2022 season.
The Mystics-Sun series has been entertaining and competitive. As the Finals go to Game 5 for the seventh time, we rank the ones we've seen so far.
WNBA players Sylvia Fowles, Jordin Canada and Diamond DeShields led the U.S. women's basketball team to a 6-0 record and the AmeriCup tournament championship in Puerto Rico.
Lynx coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve, who guided the team to an 18-16 season despite having four key players either limited or sidelined this year, was named basketball executive of the year.
Minnesota's Napheesa Collier has been named the WNBA Rookie of the Year, becoming the fourth Lynx player to win the award.
The Storm turned to their backcourt for scoring punch, and Jordin Canada and Jewell Loyd delivered, outscoring their Lynx counterparts 48-1.
The Sky and defending champion Storm opened with wins. We wrap up all the first-round action of the WNBA playoffs.
Jordin Canada scored a career-high 26 points and the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm beat the seventh-seeded Minnesota Lynx 84-74 Wednesday night in a first-round, winner-take-all playoff game.
Before the WNBA's playoffs open Wednesday (ESPN2, 8 p.m. ET), ESPN's panel weighs in with predictions for how the 2019 postseason will unfold.
LaChina and Dev discuss how both the Lynx and the Storm have overcome season obstacles, but debate whether or not home court advantage will swing Seattle's way.
Elena Delle Donne is espnW's unanimous WNBA MVP, the Lynx's Napheesa Collier is Rookie of the Year, and the Sky's James Wade is Coach of the Year.
Can Minnesota knock out reigning champ Seattle? Can Diana Taurasi rally Phoenix past Chicago? The playoffs open Wednesday in winner-take-all games.
Riquna Williams hit four 3-pointers and finished with 15 points to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat Minnesota 77-68 on Sunday, ruining the Lynx's chance of hosting a playoff game in the first round.
Odyssey Sims scored 11 of her 22 points in a game-changing and contentious third quarter and the Minnesota Lynx rolled to an 83-69 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night.
Sylvia Fowles, through a combination of inter- and intraseason adaptations, has kept her production remarkably consistent.
Odyssey Sims scored 17 points, Napheesa Collier had 15 points and 10 rebounds to move into elite company and the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Indiana Fever 81-73 on Sunday, a key win for playoff positioning.
Some counted out Minnesota after so much change. But Sylvia Fowles and the Lynx have reinvented their identity to keep their playoff streak alive.
Sylvia Fowles had a season-high 25 points and 12 rebounds, moving into third on the WNBA career rebounding list, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 93-85 on Tuesday night to claim their ninth straight playoff berth.
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