2020 WNBA Team Preview: Minnesota Lynx – WNBA.com

The 2020 WNBA season is ready to be essentially the most distinctive within the league’s 24-year historical past. Teams have arrived on the IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL to start coaching camp for a 22-game season with all video games performed at a single web site with out followers as a result of coronavirus pandemic. The bubble is ready and the season is ready to tip off on July 25. In the lead as much as the season, WNBA.com will break down every staff within the league, starting with the Minnesota Lynx.

2019 Season Recap

  • 18-16, 4th in West, seventh in League
  • Eliminated in first spherical of playoffs by Seattle

Off-Season Moves

  • Draft: No. 6 Mikiah Herbert Harrigan F; No. 16 Crystal Dangerfield G; No. 26 Erica Ogwumike (through commerce with New York for Stephanie Talbot), who has been waived
  • Players Added: Acquired Shenise Johnson (from Indiana) and Rachel Bahnam (from Connecticut) through trades for 2020 and 2021 draft picks; Signed free brokers Megan Huff and Kayla Alexander; Re-signed free agent Bridget Carleton
  • Players Lost: Seimone Augustus signed as a free agent with Los Angeles; Danielle Robinson signed as a free agent with Las Vegas; Odyssey Sims is out for the season following childbirth; Jessica Shepard and Cecilia Zandalasini have chosen to not play in 2020 for private causes

Who’s at IMG Academy

Between free company, trades, the draft and gamers selecting to not take part within the season as a result of well being issues, the groups that take the courtroom in 2020 could look rather a lot totally different than they did in 2019. Here’s a have a look at a number of the key gamers that can characterize the Lynx in 2020.

Sylva Fowles

  • 2019 Stats: 34 GP, 13.6 PPG, eight.9 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.four BPG, zero.9 SPG, 58.eight FG%, 14 DD2
  • Fowles posted her lowest scoring common in six seasons in 2019, however nonetheless completed within the prime 10 in each rebounds (threerd) and blocks (T-7th). The Lynx will want the 2017 league and Finals MVP at prime kind this season to make one other playoff run.

Napheesa Collier

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