Minnesota Lynx

women's basketball team

The Minnesota Lynx are an American professional basketball team. They are based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Lynx play basketball in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). They are in the WNBA's Western Conference. When they play basketball in Minneapolis, the Lynx play at Target Center. The team won the 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017 WNBA Championships.

Minnesota Lynx
Founded1999; 25 years ago (1999)
HistoryMinnesota Lynx
ArenaTarget Center
LocationMinneapolis, Minnesota
Team colorsMidnight navy blue, lake blue, aurora green, moonlight grey[1][2][3]
Main sponsorMayo Clinic
General managerClare Duwelius
Head coachCheryl Reeve
OwnershipGlen Taylor
Championships4 (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)
Conference titles4 (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015)
Retired numbers3 (13), (32), (33)

The team was made in 1999. It is one of the eight original WNBA teams. The Lynx are related to the Minnesota Timberwolves, a basketball team in the NBA.[4][5] The team has had many good basketball players, such as Lindsay Whalen, Rebekkah Brunson, Seimone Augustus, and Teresa Edwards.

References change

  1. Hansen, Mitchell (August 11, 2017). "Introducing The New Minnesota Lynx Logo". Lynx.WNBA.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
  2. "Lynx New Icon Edition Uniforms, Court Design and App Revealed". Lynx.WNBA.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. April 12, 2018. Retrieved December 24, 2019. All 12 WNBA teams will have two core uniforms. For the Lynx, the Icon Edition colors are primarily the team's Lake Blue, with accents of the Midnight Blue (navy) and Moonlight Grey. The full design and innovation story behind the new Nike WNBA uniforms, as well as the Statement Edition uniforms, will be unveiled in late April.
  3. "Minnesota Lynx Reproduction and Usage Guideline Sheet". WNBA Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved June 16, 2020.
  4. Martin, Sloane. "Q&A: Glen Taylor on Lindsay Whalen, future of the Lynx, player pay and more". theathletic.com. The Athletic Media Company. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
  5. August 6, 1994 – 5am, postbulletin Administrator | (August 6, 1994). "Wolves sale deal reached". Post Bulletin. Retrieved October 20, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)