The Lynx Beat
Danielle Robinson – who entered the season 0-for-33 from three in her first six seasons -- made two of them Wednesday against Indiana.
Veteran forward joins team looking for depth behind Rebekkah Brunson
Fans have until Thursday to vote for players. The game will be at Target Center on July 28.
Maya Moore leads all players in first returns of fan voting for All-Star Game. She and Sylvia Fowles, after an embarrassing loss to the Fever, will try to regroup in a critical matchup against the Sparks.
Lynetta Kizer was waived a week ago, but has rejoined the Lynx on a 10-day contract.
The Lynx forward helped her team to three victories last week by averaging 27.3 points.
Renee Montgomery helped take the Lynx to the WNBA title last season. Now, she plays against them.
Sylvia Fowles feeds off of her teammates' success. As they've played better for the Lynx, so has Fowles in the last four wins.
This is the 18th time Moore has won this award. She scored 67 points in Minnesota's three victories last week.
After not getting an invitation to the White House, the Lynx spent Wednesday in Washington, D.C., with 300 children and Minnesota's two U.S. senators giving out shoes and socks.
Signing gives Lynx another reserve big off the bench
A temporary billboard was installed to coincide with the Lynx opener Sunday
The Lynx standout got four of the 12 votes from GMs; Cheryl Reeve was chosen the league's best coach.
Wagner impressed Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve with her toughness and coachability in camp. But given the team's veteran depth at guard, making the team was a longshot.
If Lynetta Kizer is out for a while – the team's opener with Los Angeles is Sunday – it could prompt the Lynx to use more of the smaller lineup it has been working on in training camp.
Maya Moore arrived in the Twin Cities Friday. With only a shootaround under her belt, she will start and play in the Lynx's preseason finale against Chicago at 7 p.m.
Five children were paired with players as part of the team's community outreach.
"Today was an illuminating day," Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve said after the team spent part of Day 3 of training camp doing live scrimmages. The season opens May 20.
Lynx forward Maya Moore will try to defend her WNBA All-Star MVP title when the game comes to Minneapolis in July.
The defending WNBA champions will also have a game at Target Center before opening the regular season May 20.