— Crystal Dangerfield was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points and Minnesota beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-64 on Saturday night, spoiling the return of Lynx great — and current Sparks assistant coach — Seimone Augustus.
Seimone Augustus and Rebekkah Brunson, key players on the Minnesota Lynx teams that won four WNBA titles between 2011 and 2017, will have their jersey numbers retired during the 2022 season.
The Lynx won their first title the year they drafted Maya Moore. But Seimone Augustus was the catalyst whose selflessness made it all work in Minnesota.
The inaugural Commissioner's Cup is an in-season competition in which all 12 WNBA teams compete for a $500,000 prize pool.
After a handful of buzzer-beaters this season, we debate who you want taking the potential game winner. Plus, we name our top moments of Seimone Augustus' career.
— Tina Charles scored 31 points and the Washington Mystics held off the Minnesota Lynx for an 85-81 win on Tuesday night.
The Aces don't have the league's best mark. They didn't go undefeated last week. But when they're playing well, they're the top team in the WNBA.
— Kayla McBride scored 19 points and Crystal Dangerfield and Sylvia Fowles scored 17 apiece and the Minnesota Lynx never trailed in a 100-80 win over the Atlanta Dream.
- Napheesa Collier scored 26 points and made two free throws with 1.5 seconds remaining in the Minnesota Lynx's 86-84 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night.
It's still early, but with six teams below .500, which one has the most potential to turn around its season? Who are the Most Improved Player candidates?
Las Vegas broke into the top three this week, while Atlanta made the biggest jump, up three spots to No. 5.
— Sylvia Fowles had 24 points, nine rebounds and three blocks, Layshia Clarendon had 12 points in their debut with Minnesota and the Lynx rallied to beat the Connecticut Sun 79-74 in overtime Sunday night.
— Breanna Stewart had 15 points and eight rebounds and the Seattle Storm cruised to an 82-72 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Friday night.
Our panel breaks down the hits and misses of the season so far, as well as which players and absences are making the biggest impact across the WNBA.
The Minnesota Lynx signed veteran guard Layshia Clarendon to replace an injured Aerial Powers.
Long before George Floyd's murder, and long before Minneapolis became the epicenter of America's racial reckoning, the Lynx have been channeling their grief into activism. They remain committed today.
One year ago, May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. The event spurred protest, activism and action around the world. In sports, perhaps no entity was as prepared to deal with the resulting racial reckoning as the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx. Katie Barnes joins the show to share stories from the women of the Lynx. From personal experiences that inform their views on criminal justice, to how the team first took a stand against disproportionate police violence many years ago, the Lynx have been central to sports’ evolving relationship with athlete activism.
The Sun, the only unbeaten team in the league, have never won a WNBA title but now look like the early 2021 favorite. The Liberty climbed to No. 3.
— Jewell Loyd scored 23 points, Sue Bird added 21 points with eight assists, and the Seattle Storm used a 37-point fourth quarter to rally past the Minnesota Lynx 90-78 on Thursday night.
The Sky, Sun, Wings and Liberty are the only remaining unbeaten teams in the WNBA, but the reigning champion Storm unseated the Aces at No. 1.
— Sabrina Ionescu had the first triple-double of her WNBA career to lead New York to an 86-75 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night, giving the Liberty their first 3-0 start in 14 years.
Winning 3-pointers stole the spotlight, but there were plenty of positive takeaways from performances by the Liberty, Wings, Mercury and Lynx.
— Diana Taurasi made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left to give the Phoenix Mercury a 77-75 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Friday night.
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