Former Lynx star Smith part of Women's hoops Hall of Fame class

Former Lynx star Smith part of Women's hoops Hall of Fame class

Katie Smith, who played for the Lynx from 1999-2005, was a three-time Olympic gold medalist, led the Detroit Shock to two WNBA championships and is fifth on the WNBA's career scoring list.
Lynx
February 12

Lynx will host Sparks to open season, WNBA All-Star game in July

The Lynx will unveil their championship banner and have a ring ceremony at the May 20 opener to commemorate their fourth championship.
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Lynx
February 10

Taurasi ready for final go-round with USA Basketball

Diana Taurasi wants to make the most of her final go-round with USA Basketball.
Lynx
February 8

Defending champ Lynx open season at home vs. rival Sparks

The defending champion Minnesota Lynx will start the 2018 season at home May 20 against the Los Angeles Sparks in a rematch of the last two WNBA finals.
Lynx
February 7

Lynx trade Howard to Seattle as Reeve continues to shape roster

Natasha Howard, a forward, provided key minutes off the bench for the Lynx, averaging 4.3 points and 2.4 rebounds per game.
Lynx
February 7

Whalen closes door on future USA Basketball participation

Lindsay Whalen is building her experience as a basketball commentator while playing for the Lynx as long as possible.
Wolves
February 7

Dolan, Garden keeping WNBA's Liberty for now

The New York Liberty are remaining under the control of New York Knicks owner James Dolan and Madison Square Garden for now.
Lynx
February 5

6-foot-8 Liz Cambage back in WNBA, playing for Dallas Wings

Australian center Liz Cambage signed a multiyear contract with the Dallas Wings on Monday, returning to the WNBA organization that drafted her second overall seven years ago.
Lynx
February 2

Lindsay Whalen exits USA Basketball, will still play in WNBA

Lindsay Whalen has decided to retire from USA Basketball.
Lynx
February 2

Rebekkah Brunson returning to Lynx for 15th pro season

The 14-year pro out of Georgetown and four-time All-Start is coming off one of her best seasons, averaging 10.2 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.
Lynx
February 1

Lynx lose guard Renee Montgomery to Atlanta, creating backcourt issues

The Minnesota Lynx's journey through free agency got a little more challenging with the news that backup guard Renee Montgomery has signed with Atlanta.
Lynx
February 1

Dream sign 2-time WNBA champion Renee Montgomery

Renee Montgomery, who won two WNBA championships with the Minnesota Lynx, has signed a multiyear contract with the Atlanta Dream.
Gophers
February 1

WNBA coaches, GMs tab A'ja Wilson for top pick in mock draft

The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the first two rounds of the league's draft this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team.
January 17

Ex-Cal G Clarendon sues university alleging sexual assault

Former California women's basketball player and current WNBA All-Star guard Layshia Clarendon has filed a lawsuit against Cal claiming she was sexually assaulted by a longtime member of the athletic department.
Vikings
January 17

'A knowledgeable fan is an engaged fan': More leagues turn to analytics

Advanced stats are now readily available, a win-win for leagues and fans.
Vikings
January 16

Meet the Star Tribune's new sports analytics writer, Chris Hine

Star Tribune sports is expanding to include analytics-based stories and a reporter fascinated with such things.
Vikings
January 11

The North Score: Our new sports analytics beat

The North Score, led by new reporter Chris Hine, will feature analytics-based stories about the players and teams we cover. Our goals are to explain trends, answer burning questions and look through an analytics lens to find new stories within Minnesota teams.
Lynx
January 10

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve to take part in USA Basketball training camp

Reeve is one of three WNBA coaches who will assist head coach Dawn Staley at the camp, which will be held Feb. 9-11
January 10

Reeve, Agler, Hughes chosen court coaches at training camp

WNBA coaches Cheryl Reeve, Brian Agler and Dan Hughes will serve as court coaches at USA Basketball women's national team training camp in South Carolina next month.
January 10

Reeve, Agler, Hughes chosen court coaches at training camp

WNBA coaches Cheryl Reeve, Brian Agler and Dan Hughes will serve as court coaches at USA Basketball women's national team training camp in South Carolina next month.
Lynx
January 4
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve’s leadership — off and on the court — and her ability to emotionally connect with her players have resulted in a stretch of greatness.

Cheryl Reeve, Minnesota Lynx' transformer in chief

Cheryl Reeve likes to describe herself as the mother of an extended family. She has the players' backs but isn't afraid to kick their butts. Most of all, she appeals to the team by investing the time to understand what the Lynx need to play their best.