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September 10th - Minnesota Lynx vs Indiana Fever Postgame Notes

September 10, 2021 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Minnesota Lynx News Release

Lynx Notes

In her first start since May 20th vs Seattle, Aerial Powers notched a season-high-tying 20 points, her third consecutive 20- point performance of the season. She added four rebounds and one steal in 20:08 minutes of action. The 20 points also mark her sixth double-digit effort in her last seven games.

Sylvia Fowles finished the night with 13 points, seven rebounds, three assists, four steals and season-high-tying five blocks. Of her five blocks, four of them came in the first half.

With her fourth point of the night, Fowles now has scored 3,000 (currently 3,009) points in a Lynx uniform, making her the fifth Minnesota Lynx player to eclipse the 3,000-point mark, joining Seimone Augustus (5,881), Maya Moore (4,984), Katie Smith (3,605) and Lindsay Whalen (3,233).

The 4 blocks by Fowles tie a franchise high for blocks in a first half (4 times, MR: Natasha Howard on Jun. 10, 2016 at Atlanta).

At the final buzzer, Kayla McBride tallied 15 points, three rebounds and three assists, accounting for her 14th 15+ point performance of the season.

In 20:50 minutes off the bench, Natalie Achonwa scored a season-high 10 points, shooting 4-of-7 from the field, grabbed four rebounds, two assists, two steals and one blocked shot.

Team Notes

Led by Rachel Banham's and Crystal Dangerfield's five assists each, Minnesota dished out a season-high-tying 26 assists as a team.

Indiana Notes

Tiffany Mitchell led the Fever in scoring with 16 points, marking her ninth-consecutive double-figure performance.

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