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A month after the NBA draft, it was finally time to meet the new guys.
Poor defense put the Lynx in a hole they couldn't climb out of despite a fourth quarter rally to within one point. "I don't have a lot of nice things to say about our defense," coach Cheryl Reeve said.
Nicknamed 'Mama Syl' by her Lynx teammates, Fowles has always been more comfortable nurturing than nagging. But the team's early season struggles led her to a new role.
The Lynx — currently 10-7 and fourth in the league — will send guard Odyssey Sims and center Sylvia Fowles to the WNBA All-Star Game on July 27 in Las Vegas.
All five Lynx starters scored in double-figures, but it was center Sylvia Fowles who received the loudest cheers of the evening for her work against Phoenix.
The team has decided to bring back Zandalasini, the sharp-shooting Italian who recently competed in the EuroBasket tournament, even though she's injured.
Temi Fagbenle is back from the EuroBasket tournament, and she's needed by the Lynx.
The first-round draft pick is the latest Huskies product to land with the Lynx.
The Lynx held the Dream to one field goal over the final 3:54 of the second quarter, then took over to breeze to victory.
Forward Karima Christmas-Kelly will be out for the season after knee surgery Tuesday.