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Minnesota Lynx Waive Kaili McLaren

May 3, 2016 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has waived forward Kaili McLaren. McLaren, a 6-2 forward, who signed with Minnesota on April 24, most recently played for Urla Eda in the TKBL (Turkey's 2nd division) in 2014-15, tallying 15.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 13 contests. She played collegiately at Connecticut, averaging 3.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game while shooting 51.3% in four seasons (144 games) with the Huskies. McLaren was a teammate of Maya Moore and Renee ... Full Story

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New York Liberty to Host Minnesota Lynx in 2016 WNBA Preseason Game at Columbia University May 5

May 3, 2016 - NEW YORK, NY - The New York Liberty will host the Minnesota Lynx in a WNBA preseason game at Levien Gymnasium on the campus of Columbia University on Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. Media planning to cover the preseason game, that have not done so already, can request credentials via e-mail at Additionally, season credential requests to cover the New York Liberty are being accepted. All requests should be sent to and be accompanied by a headshot, in addition to a cont... Full Story

Windsor Take 1-0 Series Lead against Niagara, 95-80

May 2, 2016 - (WINDSOR, ON)- Brandon Robinson had 27 points and 10 rebounds and Kirk Williams Jr posted 15 points as the Windsor Express took Game 1 of their NBL Quarterfinal Series with Niagara 95-80 on Monday night. Sammy Zeglinski put up 25 points for Niagara, who trail Windsor in the best of five series, 1-0. The Express led during the entire first quarter, until Sammy Zeglinski hit a three with 30 seconds remaining. The River Lions finished with a 18-17 lead. Windsor and Niagara exchanged leads during the first half of the q... Full Story

Lightning Take Game 1 from A's

May 2, 2016 - (LONDON, Ontario) - Monday night at Budweiser Gardens, the London Lightning beat the Orangeville A's 118-110 in Game 1 of their first round playoff series. Akeem Scott had 30 points to go along with four assists in the win. Seven Lightning players ended with double digits in points. Stephen Maxwell finished with his first playoff double-double (15 points and 11 rebounds). London's biggest lead came in the fourth quarter when they opened up a 22 point advantage. "That was a tough win and now we're battle teste... Full Story

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