From Lindsay Whalen to Rachel Banham: A once-a-decade Lynx trade

From Lindsay Whalen to Rachel Banham: A once-a-decade Lynx trade

They are two players whose styles are so distinct from one another that it really doesn’t make much sense to compare them. But their paths make them inextricably linked.
Gophers
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Rachel Banham hit a three-pointer against the Lynx in 2018.

Homecoming: Lynx make deal for Gophers' all-time leading scorer Banham

After four years of coming off the bench for the Connecticut Sun, Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve sees an expanded role for Rachel Banham in Minnesota. "The opportunity is there," Banham said.
Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen fielded questions after she announced her retirement during a press conference at Mayo Square, Monday, June 13, 20
Whalen retires End of one era; beginning of another
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Lindsay Whalen is retiring after 14 years of playing in the WNBA and is about to start her rookie season of coaching the University of Minnesota women's basketball team.
Lynx
February 25

Sue Bird returning to Seattle Storm for 19th season

Sue Bird is returning to the Seattle Storm for a 19th season after re-signing with the team Tuesday.
Lynx
February 24

Sun acquire former UConn star Mosqueda-Lewis from Storm

The Connecticut Sun announced Monday that they have acquired former UConn star Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis in a trade with the Seattle Storm.
Lynx
February 24
With Seimone Augustus (left) leaving the Lynx for the Los Angeles Sparks, General Manager/coach Cheryl Reeve faces a brave new world of free agency.

Souhan: Lynx lag at rebuilding in WNBA's most dramatic offseason

The Lynx may never be quite the same, unless they can navigate the WNBA's new promising-yet-perilous landscape.
Lindsay Whalen (13) and Sylvia Fowles (34) celebrated after Fowles scored and was fouled on the play in the fourth quarter.
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Lynx
February 23
Seimone Augustus before a game at Target Center last season.

'I can't compare it to anything.' Agony, amazement as Augustus leaves Lynx

The news of Seimone Augustus leaving the Lynx for the Los Angeles Sparks was a story that reached well beyond Minnesota on social media.
Lynx
February 21
Seimone Augustus on the first day of Lynx training camp last season.

'The ending is always hard.' After 14 seasons, Augustus leaves Lynx for Los Angeles

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 draft was a part of the Lynx's four WNBA title teams. Her departure means that none of the four core players from those title-winners will play for Minnesota in 2020.
Lynx
February 20

Dolson re-signs with Chicago; chosen for US 3-on-3 team

It's been a busy week for Stefanie Dolson.
Lynx
February 19
Napheesa Collier shoots while defended by Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker in September.

Lynx's Collier named to U.S. roster for 3x3 Olympic qualifying tournament

Three other WNBA players will join Collier: post Stephanie Dolson of the Chicago Sky, and guards Allisha Gray of the Dallas Wings and Kelsey Plum of the Las Vegas Aces.
Lynx
February 19

Sun acquire January, send Williams to Dream in 3-way deal

The Connecticut Sun acquired guard Briann January from Phoenix on Wednesday in a three-way deal that sent fan favorite Courtney Williams to the Atlanta Dream.
Lynx
February 18

WNBA Finals MVP Meesseman is staying in Washington.

WNBA Finals MVP Emma Meesseman is staying in Washington.
Lynx
February 17
Former Minnesota Lynx guard Danielle Robinson (3) put up shot against Las Vegas last season.

Point guard Robinson leaves Lynx, signs with Las Vegas Aces

Danielle Robinson, a three-time All-Star guard who played for the Lynx the past two seasons, has signed with the Las Vegas Aces as a free agent.
Lynx
February 14

Swapping UConn players: Sky trade Katie Lou Samuelson to Wings for Azura Stevens

Former UConn standout Katie Lou Samuelson was traded from the Chicago Sky to the Dallas Wings on Friday, along with a 2021 first-round draft pick,…
Wolves
February 14

Kobe Bryant among 8 finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame

The list of finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame is considerably shorter than usual.
Lynx
February 14

Mercury sign Griner to multi-year contract

All-Star center Brittney Griner is staying in the desert.
Gophers
February 14

Minnesota, Lindsay Whalen agree on contract extension

The University of Minnesota and women's basketball coach Lindsay Whalen have agreed on a contract extension that will keep her with the Golden Gophers into 2024.
Lynx
February 14

Wings get former UConn player Samuelson from Sky for Stevens

The Dallas Wings acquired former UConn player Katie Lou Samuelson on Friday along with a 2021 first-round draft pick from the Chicago Sky for Azura Stevens.
Wolves
February 14

New York museum honors city's rich basketball history

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar smiled as he rattled off the names of his former high school teammates and opponents.
Lynx
February 13

Storm re-signs Breanna Stewart

The Seattle Storm has re-signed Breanna Stewart.
Lynx
February 13

Dream sign two-time WNBA All-Star forward Glory Johnson

The Atlanta Dream have added more size and experience to their front line by signing two-time WNBA All-Star forward Glory Johnson.
Lynx
February 12

Kristi Toliver ready for second stint in Los Angeles

Kristi Toliver is ready for her second go-round in Los Angeles.