Whalen leads another team, this one in Turkey, to title
January 28, 2013 — 6:41am
Lindsay Whalen's team in Turkey, Galatasaray, won the Turkish Cup on Sunday by defeating Fenerbahce 74-72.
Whalen, the Lynx's point guard the past three seasons, had 13 points and 12 assists in the game. Her in-bounds pass to Sancho Lyttle for the buzzer-beating, game-winning shot was her final assist.
Galatasaray has won fourth consecutive Turkish Cups and 10 overall.
Here are highlights from the game, including the game- winning play and the three-pointer by Fenerbahce’s Cappie Pondexter that tied the game. (Whalen is wearing No. 13 in the half gold-half maroon jersey.):
Whalen led the Lynx to the 2011 WNBA title. Last season the Lynx lost to Indiana in the league finals.
Roman Augustoviz spends Minnesota's winters covering college hockey, specifically the Gophers, and other University of Minnesota sports. During the summer, he writes about the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, with a dose of U sports sprinkled in. Follow @RomanStrib on Twitter. E-mail Roman.