2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
26-8, 2nd in Western
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107dMechelle Voepel

Lynx back on top, but WNBA grew in many ways in 2017

There were milestones, business and technology advancements, and the emergence of young stars. Here are the developments that stood out most this season -- and how they might impact the WNBA in 2018.

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108dMechelle Voepel

Sparks somber after losing their title

It started with a rush for Chelsea Gray and the Sparks, but the WNBA Finals ended in disappointment after a Game 5 loss in Minnesota.

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108dPat Borzi

Lynx's Whalen right at home with fourth WNBA title

One year after a heartbreaking loss to the Sparks at home in Game 5, Lindsay Whalen and the Lynx got one back, led by a gritty point guard who refused to let it happen again -- especially on the same court she starred on in college.

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108dMechelle Voepel

Lynx regain title, but entire WNBA is a winner

Minnesota dethroned Los Angeles to win its fourth title in seven years. But with a competitive and entertaining WNBA Finals that once again went the distance, it felt as if the entire league won.

Lynx capture 4th WNBA title in 7 years (2:02)
Whalen credits joy of the game for victory (2:02)
MIN VS LA (1:29)
Moore credits head coach for motivation (2:04)
Sylvia Fowles wins finals MVP for the Lynx (2:13)

Lynx dethrone Sparks, claim 4th title in 7 years

Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and broke her own WNBA Finals record by grabbing 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to their fourth championship in seven years, with an 85-76 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 5 on Wednesday night.

Brunson, Lynx celebrate 4th title (1:44)
Moore's shot seals championship (0:34)
Spark's defense leads to Sims' layup to close the gap (0:34)
Gray uses moves to sink one-handed basket (0:35)
Great hustle by the Lynx leads to Fowles' and-1 (0:54)
Whalen's behind- the -back pass leads to Moore's jumper (0:20)
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108dMechelle Voepel

Sparks on court for national anthem at Game 5

The Sparks, who went into their locker room during the national anthem in silent protest for the first four games of the WNBA Finals, stayed on the court before the decisive Game 5 Wednesday.

Team Stats

Points Per Game83.5
Rebounds Per Game31.4
Assists Per Game18.6

Team History