Chart: About the four Lynx All-Stars

  • Updated: July 24, 2013 - 1:44 AM
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The Minnesota Lynx easily defeated the Atlanta Dream 94-72 in an WNBA game Tuesday night, July 9, 2013 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The Lynx' Maya Moore eluded Atlanta's Courtney Clements thanks to a pick set by her teammate Rebekkah Brunson in the fourth quarter. ] JEFF WHEELER • jeff.wheeler@startribune.com ORG XMIT: MIN1307092251153514

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The Lynx will have four players at Saturday’s WNBA All-Star Game (2:30 p.m., Ch. 5) in Connecticut, and the Western Conference will be coached by Cheryl Reeve and the Lynx staff. Here is a look at the team’s All-Stars:

Starters

Seimone Augustus

Age: 29

Position: guard/forward

All-Star appearance: fourth

Comment: Already the franchise leader in scoring (3,874), Augustus has three 20-plus-point games this season. Her best game came against Tulsa on June 23 when she had 22 points, four assists and three rebounds.

Maya Moore

Age: 24

Position: guard/forward

All-Star appearance: second

Comment: In her third season, Moore is averaging career-highs in points ( 16.8, No. 8 in the league), rebounds (6.3), blocks (0.8), three-point shooting (.427) and free-throw shooting (.891). She has scored 20 or more points in seven games.

Reserves

Rebekkah Brunson

Age: 31

Position: forward

All-Star appearance: third

Comment: In only her fourth season with the team, Brunson set the franchise record for most career rebounds on Sunday in Phoenix. Her 13 boards there gave her 1,035 with the Lynx, surpassing Tamika Raymond (1,028). Brunson has had seven double-doubles this season.

Lindsay Whalen

Age: 31

Position: point guard

All-Star appearance: third

Comment: Whalen’s 16.1-point scoring average is a career high. She has scored 20 or more points in four of her past five games.

KENT YOUNGBLOOD



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  • Minnesota Lynx forward Seimone Augustus (33) celebrates with teammate Maya Moore (23) after she hit a shot and drew a foul in the fourth quarter against the Washington Mystics at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, June 8, 2013, The Mystics defeated the Lynx, 85-80. (Chuck Myers/MCT) ORG XMIT: 1139698 ORG XMIT: MIN1306082059484559

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