Kent Youngblood

Reporter | Pro Sports
Phone: 612-673-4365
Kent Youngblood is a general assignment reporter. He writes most often about the Timberwolves and Wild.

Recent content from Kent Youngblood

When needed, Lynx's Augustus rises to the challenge

After a regular season made difficult by injuries, Seimone Augustus stood out down the stretch of Minnesota's Game 1 playoff victory.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 12:53 AM

Lynx hang on for Game 1 win over San Antonio

The Lynx squandered a big lead then dazzled most when it mattered in an 88-84 victory over San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 11:53 AM

Lynx still feel they are the team to beat in WNBA playoffs

For the first time in four seasons the Lynx (25-9) are not the No. 1 seed heading into the Western Conference playoffs. But they’re champs until someone takes the trophy from them.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 12:14 PM

Lynx finish season by ending three-game losing streak

The Lynx outscored Tulsa 21-5 in the fourth quarter to cap the regular season. Minnesota is the first WNBA team in history to post four consecutive seasons with at least 25 victories.

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 12:22 AM

Lynx fall to Sparks for second loss in a row

The Lynx weren’t going to win the Western Conference title. So the idea was for them to be peaking as the playoffs arrived. There is reason for concern.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 08:29 AM

Conference title might be out of reach, but Lynx want strong finish

Saturday’s loss in Phoenix basically locking them into second place in the West.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 06:26 AM

Is Andrew Wiggins the next big thing in the NBA?

The Kevin Love era is over, and now it’s up to young Andrew Wiggins to help the Wolves turn the page.

Updated: August 10, 2014, - 01:20 AM

Lynx hoping to catch Phoenix for fourth West title in a row

The Lynx are playing their best, with a 10-game win streak and a conference title still at stake.

Updated: August 07, 2014, - 11:39 AM

Veteran Williams will join Wolves

The 31-year-old, who can play both backcourt spots, received a 1-year, $3.75 million contract.

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 10:04 PM

Lynx pull away, defeat San Antonio 88-78 for sixth straight win

All five Lynx starters were healthy at the same time — and all five scored in double digits.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 12:16 AM

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