Fowles honored as player of the week

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles was named the WNBA's Western Conference player of the week on Monday. It is the sixth such award for Fowles, her first with the Lynx.

In the first three games of the season, Fowles averaged 21.7 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks, registering a pair of double-doubles while shooting 57.5 percent (23-for-40) from the floor.

KENT YOUNGBLOOD