Lynx to retire Whalen’s jersey #13

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the franchise will retire Lindsay Whalen’s number 13 on Saturday, June 8 when the Lynx host the Los Angeles Sparks at 2:30 p.m. CT on ABC. Whalen announced her retirement last August after completing her illustrious 15-year WNBA career, which included nine seasons and four WNBA Championships with Minnesota. Her number 13 becomes the first number retired by the Lynx. “We couldn’t have selected a better person and teammate in Lindsay Whalen as the first Lynx player to have their jersey hung in the rafters of Target Center,” said Minnesota Lynx and … Continue reading Lynx to retire Whalen’s jersey #13

Lynx take Napheesa Collier with the Sixth Overall Pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx tonight selected Napheesa Collier from the University of Connecticut with the sixth overall pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft. The number six pick is the team’s highest selection since the Lynx selected Devereaux Peters with the third overall pick in the 2012 draft. Collier, a 6-2 forward, put together her best season at UCONN, setting career-highs in almost every category as a senior. She averaged a career-high 20.8 ppg on 61.2% from the field, a career-best 10.8 rpg and a career-high 3.5 apg. Collier registered 24 double-doubles her senior season, upping her career total … Continue reading Lynx take Napheesa Collier with the Sixth Overall Pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft

Photo Gallery: Wolves beat Curry, Warriors in OT

Despite 37 points from Steph Curry, the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the 2-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors Friday night 132-131 in overtime at Target Center.  Andrew Wiggins led Minnesota with 24 points while Jerryd Bayless added 17 off the bench. Photos by Bryan Singer. Click here for photo gallery Continue reading Photo Gallery: Wolves beat Curry, Warriors in OT

Wednesday: State Basketball Tourney Broadcasts and live links

Minnesota Score Radio is broadcasting the boys basketball Class 4A quarterfinals today on the radio. Click on the link below to hear the audio stream of today’s games: Link for all of today’s games: http://webca.st/149296   10am:   Park Center vs Maple Grove Noon:   Eden Prairie vs Lakeville North 2pm :    Hopkins vs Cambridge-Isanti 4pm:     East Ridge vs Eastview   Continue reading Wednesday: State Basketball Tourney Broadcasts and live links