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Maya Moore's status, Cheryl Reeve's contract top Lynx to-do list

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) talks with head coach Cheryl Reeve during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun

The playoff loss Wednesday ended a season that answered several questions but left plenty more to address in the offseason.


Lynx's Napheesa Collier named conference player of the week

Napheesa Collier (center) during a game earlier this season vs. Washington.

The 6-1 Collier has scored in double-figures each of her last 11 games and is second among WNBA rookies in scoring at 12.7 ppg.


Reeve will be assistant for Team USA in 2020 Olympics

Reeve will be assistant for Team USA in 2020 Olympics

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve is slated to be an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a job she also had with the 2016 gold-medal winners.


'Dream Team' practice carries on strong Lynx tradition

'Dream Team' practice carries on strong Lynx tradition

The Lynx held the practice for the fourth consecutive year, and it's become a pretty big deal for the team.


A day after knee surgery, Augustus attends Lynx practice

Seimone Augustus

The arthroscopic procedure, which went well, could keep Seimone Augustus out six weeks or more


Augustus out, Christmas-Kelly questionable for Wednesday's Lynx game

Still trying to get back to 100 percent from microfracture knee surgery that ended her 2018 season, Lynx forward Karima Christmas-Kelly returned to practice Tuesday.


Reeve unhappy with recent Lynx practices, meets with Augustus

Seimone Augustus

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve said she's disappointed in the way the team is responding when things don't go well in practice, and she's working with veteran Seimone Augustus on how to change that.


Lynx make it official: Seimone Augustus is back

Face of the franchise will return for a 14th season


Lynx assistant to become Chicago Sky's head coach

Wade was an assistant with the Lynx the past two seasons


Sylvia Fowles named WNBA defensive player of the year

Fowles, Maya Moore both named to second-team All-WNBA


'She's brutal': Mystics, Lynx share favorite Whalen tales before regular-season finale

Lynx players and coaches gathered with Lindsay Whalen Monday at her retirement press conference.

Players, teammates and one former coach talk about Whalen's career.


Lynx guard Robinson signs contract extension

Lynx guard Robinson signs contract extension

Danielle Robinson, 28, has signed a contract extension with the Lynx. She is currently recovering from ankle surgery.


Whalen to be honored after Lynx home game Sunday

Whalen to be honored after Lynx home game Sunday

The Lynx play their final regular-season home game on Sunday against the Mystics. After the game, on the court, there will be a special celebration for Lindsay Whalen.


Needing depth, Lynx add point guard Sydney Colson

Sydney Colson guarded Anna Cruz of the Lynx during a game in 2015.

Colson was the starting point guard for Texas A&M's NCAA championship team in 2011, when the Aggies beat Stanford in the national semifinal and Notre Dame in the final.


For the first time since her WNBA debut, Whalen will not start

Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) directs her teammates while moving the ball down the court under pressure from Las Vegas Aces guard Moriah Je

Tanisha Wright will start for the Lynx tonight, with Whalen coming off the bench


Lynx forward Brunson will miss Tuesday's game at Chicago

Rebekkah Brunson injured her nose when she was hit by Atlanta's Tiffany Hayes during Tuesday's game.

Brunson, who sustained a nose injury in Sunday's loss to Atlanta at Target Center, did not travel with the team to Chicago.


Brunson added to WNBA All-Star Game, giving Lynx four players

Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson

Replacing the ill Nneka Ogwumike of Los Angeles, Rebekkah Brunson will be making her fifth All-Star Game appearance


'I knew it was going in.' Veteran Robinson on finally hitting a three

Danielle Robinson made this three-point shot against Los Angeles on July 5, but it was disallowed because she stepped out of bounds while shooting.

Danielle Robinson – who entered the season 0-for-33 from three in her first six seasons -- made two of them Wednesday against Indiana.


Lynx make it official, signing Erlana Larkins to a seven-day contract

Erlana Larkins (2) .

Veteran forward joins team looking for depth behind Rebekkah Brunson


Reeve wants entire Lynx starting five in WNBA All-Star Game

Coach Cheryl Reeve would like the Lynx's entire starting five named to the WNBA All-Star Game, to be held at Target Center on July 28. "It took us a l

Fans have until Thursday to vote for players. The game will be at Target Center on July 28.