The Lynx Beat

The Lynx Beat

Maya Moore on social justice: 'I feel I have a sense of authenticity'

Jefferson City, Mo., native and WNBA star Maya Moore, right, calls Jonathan Irons as supporters react Monday, March 9, 2020, in Jefferson City after C

Moore, starting her second season away from the Lynx to work on social justice issues, hopes she can provide a helpful voice in the aftermath of George Floyd's killing.

Lynx mailbag: Roster rule problem, a depth chart and something about Maya

Maya Moore (23) and head coach Cheryl Reeve.

The team would have difficult decisions to make about its roster even under normal circumstances. And a reported rule change could make things even tougher.

Lynx mailbag: Another missing Lynx and a starting five surprise

Lynx mailbag: Another missing Lynx and a starting five surprise

Fans want to know about the starting five for a team in transition and whether a player who had a key role last season will really be missing when the WNBA starts.

Lynx mailbag: Can the Lynx compete for a WNBA title in 2020?

Lynx mailbag: Can the Lynx compete for a WNBA title in 2020?

Lynx writer Kent Youngblood answers your burning questions.

Lynx suspend Sims for first two games of 2020

Lynx guard Odyssey Sims (left)

The incident occurred in the early morning hours of June 6, when Lynx guard Odyssey Sims was observed by a member of the Minnesota State Patrol speeding and making a lane violation on I-394.

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