Lindsay Whalen and Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve at Thursday's press conference.

First in a series? Is Whalen's number retirement a sign of things to come?

Several Lynx players from the team's four-championship dynasty are worthy candidates, and are sure to be considered for the honor after their careers are done.
Lynx
April 19

Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes diagnosed with cancer

Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes has been diagnosed with an undisclosed form of cancer that was discovered after a recent emergency appendectomy.
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
April 18

WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart undergoes surgery for torn Achilles

Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart has undergone surgery to repair her ruptured right Achilles tendon.
Lynx
April 18
Lynx announce Whalen's jersey retirement

Lynx announce Whalen's jersey retirement

The Minnesota Lynx will retire Lindsay Whalen's #13 jersey. Whalen helped the team win 4 WNBA championship titles in her 9 years on the roster.
Lynx
April 18

By the numbers, a look at Lindsay Whalen's career

A year-by-year look at Lindsay Whalen's career in the WNBA.
Lindsay Whalen (13) and Sylvia Fowles (34) celebrated after Fowles scored and was fouled on the play in the fourth quarter.
All about the W Everything WNBA: Scores, game reports and more
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Our guide to the WNBA, with everything from the latest games to standings to statistics for every player and team in the league.
Lynx
April 17
Seattle Storm's Breanna Stewart looks to pass as Phoenix Mercury's DeWanna Bonner defends in the first half Tuesday.

Storm star Breanna Stewart expected to miss 2019 WNBA season with ruptured Achilles, team says

The Storm are expected to be without the WNBA's reigning most valuable player, Breanna Stewart, for the 2019 season, the team announced Wednesday.
Lynx
April 17
Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart (right, defending against the Lynx's Maya Moore in a June 2018 game) was helped off the court during the EuroLeague

WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart tears Achilles tendon in right leg

Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart is expected to miss the upcoming season after she ruptured the Achilles tendon in her right ankle.
Lynx
April 17
Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart (right, defending against the Lynx's Maya Moore in a June 2018 game) was helped off the court during the EuroLeague

Stewart's injury an example of the offseason peril WNBA players face

WNBA players race through three-and-half-month seasons, all the while having agents line up their next move. It is a messy situation.
Gophers
April 14
The Lynx selected Connecticut forward Napheesa Collier with the No. 6 overall pick in the WNBA draft Wednesday night.

'Haul of talent.' Lynx start draft with UConn star Collier, end with U's Bell

Napheesa Collier's versatile defensive skills made her one of the top picks in the draft. The Lynx also took Gophers guard Kenisha Bell in the third round.
Lynx
April 12

Liberty acquire Wright from Lynx; Nia Coffey dealt to Atlanta

The New York Liberty acquired guard Tanisha Wright from Minnesota on Thursday in a deal that also included Las Vegas and Atlanta.
Lynx
April 11

Liberty acquire guard Tanisha Wright from Lynx

The New York Liberty acquired guard Tanisha Wright from Minnesota on Thursday in a deal that also included Las Vegas and Atlanta.
Lynx
April 11

A closer look at the Lynx's draft picks

Here's a little more about the college players the Lynx picked up in the WNBA draft Wednesday.
Lynx
April 10

Jackie Young is the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft

Jackie Young said it was a dream come true to be taken first in the WNBA draft.
Gophers
April 10

Katie Lou Samuelson goes to Sky at No. 4, Napheesa Collier to Lynx at No. 6 in WNBA draft

Katie Lou Samuelson is headed to Chicago while Napheesa Collier is bound for Minnesota.
Lynx
April 10

2019 WNBA Draft List

1. Las Vegas, Jackie Young, G, Notre Dame2. New York, Asia Durr, G, Louisville3. Indiana, Tearia McCowan, C, Mississippi State4. Chicago, Katie Lou Samuelson, G/F,…
Lynx
April 10
Going into Wednesday's WNBA draft, coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve's Lynx are in transition. They're coming off an 18-16 season and a first-rou

Lynx hope to fill needs in Wednesday's WNBA draft

Minnesota's first pick is No. 6 in the first round.
Lynx
April 10

Past WNBA draft No. 1 selections

Notre Dame guard Jackie Young was this year's No. 1 overall pick.
Lynx
April 10

WNBA draft wide open at the top; Las Vegas has No. 1 pick

For the first time in a long time there is no real consensus No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft.
Gophers
April 10

Draft Diary: Gustafson talks orientation day for the rookies

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Lynx
April 10

Possible Lynx draft picks at No. 6

Here are five players who could be available when the Lynx choose:
Lynx
April 9

Han Xu looks to be first Chinese player drafted since 1997

Han Xu impressed WNBA coaches and general managers with her play at the FIBA World Championship last fall.