Rebekkah Brunson and Lindsay Whalen to be Recognized During Vikings

October 14, 2017 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Minnesota Lynx

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MINNESOTA LYNX MEDIA ADVISORY & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Rebekkah Brunson and Lindsay Whalen to be Recognized During Vikings vs. Packers Game on Sunday, October 15

WHAT: Rebekkah Brunson and Lindsay Whalen will be interviewed by Marney Gellner during the third quarter of the Vikings vs. Packers game on Sunday, October 15.

WHO: Rebekkah Brunson and Lindsay Whalen

WHEN: Sunday, October 15

Kickoff: 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: U.S. Bank Stadium

401 Chicago Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55414

INFO: Members of the 2017 WNBA Finals Champion Minnesota Lynx will be honored by the Minnesota Vikings at their game on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Rebekkah Brunson and Lindsay Whalen will be interviewed by Marney Gellner during a timeout in the third quarter.

Brunson, the WNBA's only five-time champion averaged 9.5 ppg on 36.1% shooting and 6.0 rpg during the 2017 Playoffs including registering two double-doubles during the Lynx playoff run. Whalen returned to action at the beginning of the playoffs after missing the final 12 regular season games due to a left-hand injury. During the team's championship run that ended in a championship in at her alma mater Williams Arena, Whalen averaged 7.4 ppg on 45.7% shooting and 4.9 apg. In the Finals-clinching game 5, she finished with 17 points on 4-of-8 shooting and a game-high 8 assists.

Contact information:

Aaron Freeman, Minnesota Lynx, (612)-673-8413, aaron.freeman@lynxbasketball.com

Aaron Seehusen, Minnesota Lynx, (612) 673-1602, aaron.seehusen@lynxbasketball.com

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