Simply the Best: 1st Annual MYAS Invite Tournament set for Sunday, October 27

Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) will tip off the 2019-20 basketball season with their special 1st Annual Invite tournament for Boys and Girls teams, grades 5-8. This exciting invitation-only event will feature the top A teams in Minnesota, with the intent of the tournament to match up the top teams in the state. It’s the best versus the best. How is this done? MYAS will use results from the 2019 Grade State Championships to determine who gets invited to this special event, while organizations that utilize the Trusted Coaches risk management platform program will get priority when selecting teams. In … Continue reading Simply the Best: 1st Annual MYAS Invite Tournament set for Sunday, October 27

Wolves sign former Gopher Jordan Murphy

Minneapolis/St. Paul – Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas today announced the team has signed forward Jordan Murphy. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. Murphy, 22, played for the Timberwolves in the 2019 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 8.9 points and 4.9 rebounds in 14.0 minutes per game over seven games. Murphy played four seasons for the University of Minnesota, averaging 13.5 points and 9.8 rebounds in 133 games. As a senior, he was named All-Big Ten First Team by the media and All-Big Ten Second team by the coaches. … Continue reading Wolves sign former Gopher Jordan Murphy

Lynx Collier named Western Conference Player of the Week.

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The WNBA today named Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played August 19 through August 25. The Player of the Week award is the first of her career. During the week, the 6-foot-1 forward led all scorers and rebounders in two of the three contests while leading all players in steals in each game during the week, averaging 18.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.33 steals per game during that stretch. She currently ranks second among rookies in scoring (12.7 ppg) as well as fifth overall in steals (1.93 spg) … Continue reading Lynx Collier named Western Conference Player of the Week.

Lynx Sign Guard Kenisha Bell and Forward Asia Taylor

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has signed guard Kenisha Bell and forward Asia Taylor. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. Bell, who was originally selected by the Lynx in the third round (30th overall) of the 2019 WNBA Draft appeared in two preseason games for Minnesota. The former Golden Gopher finished her senior season at the University of Minnesota ranked fifth in team history in scoring average (18.1), seventh in assists (371), eight in free throw percentage (75.1%) and ninth in free throw attempts (438). The Minneapolis native earned an Honorable … Continue reading Lynx Sign Guard Kenisha Bell and Forward Asia Taylor