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Lynx Center Sylvia Fowles Named 2016 WNBA Defensive Player of The Year

September 30, 2016 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The WNBA announced today that Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles is the recipient of the 2016 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Award presented by Samsung. Fowles received 19 votes from a national panel of 39 sportswriters and broadcasters. This is Fowles' third Defensive Player of the Year honor, joining Tamika Catchings (five) and Sheryl Swoopes (three) as the only players to win the award at least three times. Fowles, the first WNBA Defensive Player of the Year in Lynx history, wrapped up her ni... Full Story

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Lynx to Open 2016 WNBA Semifinals on Wednesday, September 28 at 7

September 26, 2016 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Lynx who finished the 2016 WNBA regular-season with a league-best 28-6 record for the first time since 2013 (fourth time overall), earned a bye through the first two rounds of the WNBA Playoffs and will open up the 2016 WNBA Semifinals at Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday, September 28 at 7 p.m. CT. Minnesota will face the Phoenix Mercury, who defeated Indiana 89-78 in the first round and went on to beat New York 101-94 in the second round. The entire schedule for the best-of-five Semifi... Full Story

Minnesota Wild Team up with Lynx by Purchasing Tickets for Fans To Playoff Games

September 26, 2016 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Wild have teamed up with the Minnesota Lynx to pack the house as they enter the 2016 WNBA playoffs and their first two home games at Xcel Energy Center. In support of the Lynx, the Wild have purchased 500 complimentary tickets per game for Game 1 and Game 2 of the semifinals round where the team will face the Phoenix Mercury. Beginning Monday at 8 a.m., fans can visit www.lynxbasketball.com to obtain seats; limit two per customer. The Lynx secured home court advantage throughout the WN... Full Story

Lynx Forward Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player of The Month

September 20, 2016 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The WNBA today named Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore its Western Conference Player of the Month presented by Samsung for the month of September after leading the Lynx to a league-best 28-6 final record and first overall seed for the 2016 WNBA Playoffs. This is the second Western Conference Player of the Month presented by Samsung award for Moore this season and the eighth of her career, having also been named twice in 2013, three times in 2014 and once in 2015. The award marks the 11th time a Lynx pl... Full Story


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