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Augustus update: Lynx forward not yet ruled out to face Dream

Lynx forward Seimone Augustus has been absent all week for undisclosed personal reasons.

Augustus remains away from Lynx for personal reasons

The Lynx have not given a timetable for Seimone Augustus' return to the team. Coach Cheryl Reeve said little, other than the Lynx will handle the situation 'day by day.'

Mercury will be without Taurasi, Griner tonight

Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (right) will not play Sunday night against the Lynx, staying back in Phoenix basically to rest.

Taurasi stayed in Phoenix for what coach Sandy Brondello called a rest day.

Fowles shakes off slow start to finish with double-double vs. Sparks

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles drives between Los Angeles Sparks players, including Candace Parker, left, during the second half.

The reigning Western Conference Player of the Month wanted to show her success this season wasn't a fluke. And by the end of Thursday's game, she proved that.

Fowles repeats as Western Conference player of the month

Lynx center has now won the award seven times in her career

Mystics coaches will miss game vs. Lynx

The death of Mike Thibault's father, Frank, will mean Marianne Stanley will coach the Mystics on Friday against the Lynx.

Lynx hold intense practice after being outplayed in first loss of season

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles worked against Sun forward Morgan Tuck in a May game at Xcel Energy Center.

The Lynx worked to clean up defensive problems that led to Saturday's loss to Connecticut at Xcel Energy Center.

Approaching milestones: Undefeated Lynx by the numbers

Augustus, Whalen, Brunson and Moore on verge of becoming winningest WNBA quartet ever, sparked by their 9-0 start.

Fowles wins player of the week award for third time in four weeks

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles was named Western Conference player of the week in games played through Sunday. It was her third such award in four weeks this WNBA season.

While helping the undefeated Lynx to a 2-0 record in the week, Fowles averaged 25.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in road victories over Dallas and Washington.

Lindsay Whalen poised to become WNBA's all-time leader in wins

Lynx point guard Lindsay Whalen

On Friday in Washington, going against the coach she first played for when she entered the WNBA in 2004, Lindsay Whalen will have the chance to become the winningest player in league history.

Reeve wins inaugural WNBA coach of the month award

The WNBA's coach of the month award is new this year. And it's fitting that Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve won the first one. Meanwhile, center Sylvia Fowles won player of the month of May

Lynx will face toughest test so far Saturday in Seattle

Seattle Storm's Breanna Stewart (30) drives as Minnesota Lynx's Seimone Augustus defends in the second half of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Seattle. The Lynx won 78-71. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

In Seattle, the Lynx will play the 4-1 Storm, which lost the opener with two of its top players sidelined and is just behind the 6-0 Lynx.

Fowles named WNBA Western Conference player of the week -- again

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (34) scored over Connecticut Sun forward Morgan Tuck (33) in the second half at Xcel Energy Center May 22, 2017 in St. Paul, MN.

This is the ninth time Sylvia Fowles has won the award in her career and her second time with the Lynx; she won the award last week, too.

Postgame: Lynx stay perfect against winless Stars

Lindsay Whalen and Renee Montgomery combined for 17 of the team's season-high 28 assists.

Reeve needs improvement from Lynx in Friday's rematch with Sun

Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson (32) scored over Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones (35) and Morgan Tuck (33) at Xcel Energy Center May 22, 2017 in St. Paul, MN.

At 4-0 the Lynx are the only undefeated team in the WNBA, but there are plenty of things that need to be better for them to keep winning.

Lynx still perfect but their play needs improvement

Minnesota remains perfect in May (21-0) dating back to 2012. Minnesota won Tuesday despite 22 turnovers.

Reeve, four players get Olympic rings in Lynx pregame ceremony

The U.S. women's Olympic basketball team savored the moment during the national anthem after their sixth consecutive gold medal win. Lynx players Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus (left) and Maya Moore (second from right) were on the team and they, along with Sylvia Fowles and coach Cheryl Reeve, received their Olympic rings before the Lynx-Connecticut game Tuesday night.

There also was a moment of silence to honor the victims of the bombing in Great Britain.

Lynx's Fowles named player of week in Western Conference

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles, right, and Sky forward Cheyenne Parker chased after a loose ball in the first quarter of Sunday’s WNBA opener at Xcel Energy Center.

Lynx play host to Connecticut at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night.

Former Gophers star Zahui B. entering third WNBA season with confidence

Amanda Zahui B. (17) and Sylvia Fowles (34) fought for a rebound last season.

Amanda Zahui B., acquired by the New York Liberty in a trade prior to last season, was part of a conference call with reporters in advance of Thursday's Liberty-Lynx game.

Postgame: Lynx have lots to work on after opening-day victory

Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) and guard Seimone Augustus (33) conferred during a free throw in the fourth quarter against the Chicago Sky on Sunday.

The Lynx beat Chicago at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday, but shot poorly and were outrebounded.