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July 7th- Minnesota Lynx vs Dallas Wings Postgame Notes

July 8, 2021 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Minnesota Lynx News Release


Lynx Notes

Kayla McBride finished the night with a game-high 25 points, shooting 9-of-13 from the floor and marking her first career streak of three-straight games with 20+ points.

To round out her stat line, McBride added five rebounds, five assists and zero turnovers, becoming the third Lynx player to tally a stat line of 25+ points, 5+ rebounds, 5+ assists and register no turnovers, joining Seimone Augustus and Maya Moore (twice).

McBride's string of consecutive free throws ended at 38 tonight, which ties the fourth-longest streak in franchise history, tying Katie Smith (38, Jun. 10, 2000 - Jun. 24, 2000).

Sylvia Fowles registered her league-leading 174th career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. This marks her seventh double-double of the season and the 16th time she has led the team in rebounding.

With her sixth made field goal of the night, Fowles tied Katie Smith for fourth on the Lynx leaderboard for field goals made at 1,127.

Layshia Clarendon notched 10 points, three rebounds and a game-high eight assists. This marks his 29th career game tallying 10+ points and 5+ assists (fourth of the season).

Off the bench, Bridget Carleton recorded 10 points, shooting 2-of-4 from deep, marking her second game as a Lynx scoring 10+ points off the bench.

Napheesa Collier contributed 10 points, four rebounds, one assist and a career-high-tying four blocks.

Team Notes

With the victory tonight, the Lynx are now on a five-game win streak for the 20th time in franchise history.

Minnesota extended their home win streak against Dallas to eight contests and won the 2021 season series 2-1.

The Lynx racked up 20 fast break points tonight, which ties their season high and they are now 37-2 all time when registering 20+ fast break points.

Minnesota finished the night with 13 total turnovers, 11 of them coming in the first half, two in the second half and none in the final 12 minutes.


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