The WNBA playoffs, which start in September, conflict with the Wild's preseason schedule. So the Lynx are being forced out because of the potential scheduling conflicts.
Lindsay Whalen's double-clutch, turnaround jumper that decided the Lynx's 76-75 victory Tuesday night was impressive. But it was not the intended play.
The Minnesota Lynx faced the New York Liberty in a nationally televised WNBA basketball game Tuesday night, July 25, 2017 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Sylvia Fowles is the conference's player of the week for the fourth time this season.
Renee Montgomery leaves her mark on games when spelling Lindsay Whalen.
Even though she's started only nine of 105 games with the Lynx, Renee Montgomery has filled a valuable role over the years.
The Lynx, after sending four players to the All-Star Game, look to keep building on what is already the best start in franchise history (16-2).
Minnesota's Maya Moore led all scorers with 23 points en route to being named the game's MVP.
The Lynx star's 23 points helped the West win 130-121 and earned her a second All-Star Game MVP Award.
Maya Moore provided the example, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike gladly followed along, and Sue Bird received attention and recognition she deserved.
Two Lynx players will start for the West in Saturday's All-Star Game, two more will be reserves.
The game tips off at 2:30 p.m. Saturday from Seattle.
It's hard not to look at the rosters for the WNBA All-Star Game, see the names and accomplishments associated with the West lineup, and not think Saturday's showcase could be one-sided.
After longtime assistant Jim Petersen resigned, Minnesota tapped James Wade to take his spot and hired Walt Hopkins as a full-time player development coach, a role the Lynx didn't previously have.
Lynx center Sylvia Fowles racked up another stellar game Wednesday afternoon, finishing with 24 points and 12 rebounds in 25 minutes vs. Dallas.
Rebekkah Brunson was added as a replacement for injured Phoenix center Britney Griner and is the fourth member of the Lynx to be named to Saturday's game.
Tina Charles wasn't going to let the New York Liberty head into the All-Star break on a down note. Especially with a five-game road trip looming.
This marks the seventh time Seimone Augustus has been named to an all-star team since she entered the league in 2006.
Sugar Rodgers is heading to the WNBA All-Star Game to compete in the 3-point contest.
There will be a lot of fresh faces in Seattle for the All-Star Game this weekend, including reigning rookie of the year Breanna Stewart.