There's nothing quite like pro basketball played at a high level, which is exactly what you'll get if you head out to see the Minnesota Lynx take on another talented team in another WNBA clash that will leave fans at the edges of their seats. This is women's pro basketball at its finest and the Lynx routinely go up against the other powerhouses in pro hoops, making for a steady string of incredible contests each and every season on their quest to topple the West. In 2014, the Lynx nearly did exactly that, once again reaching the Conference Finals at the end of yet another winning season of basketball. Come out to the Target Center to see Minnesota Lynx team make another run that will have fans buzzing about all over town as they gear up looking to take another step forward. One look at the schedule and you'll also see that there are all kinds of exciting matchups that you know you'll want to be a part of, as you can see the Lynx take on teams like San Antonio, Phoenix, Indiana, New York, Seattle and more throughout the course of the year, providing all the incentive you need to head out and see the Lynx do their thing. It all starts with winning at home, as defending a team's home court is the best way to get into the playoff mix from the early part of the season onward. The action doesn't stop at home either, as heading out to see the Lynx on the road can every bit as exhilarating if you love the Lynx, providing even more options to see the Lynx in their element this season. You can catch the Lynx on the road against the Atlanta Dream, Washington Mystics, Phoenix Mercury, New York Liberty and plenty of others as well. If the Lynx can take down some impressive road wins, they'll have a great chance at reaching their playoff aspirations yet again this season, making every game – home or away – a great opportunity to be there to support the Lynx this season. With the promise of some electrifying basketball and a great crowd at every turn throughout the season, the Lynx basketball experience is one that you definitely don't want to miss out on.
Minnesota Lynx Info
After firmly establishing the Lynx as a Western Conference powerhouse over the years, this is a team that is always one of the favorites to topple the conference, helping to keep the fanfare surrounding the franchise at a maximum as they continue to chase titles. They may have to play some of the top teams in the WNBA on a regular basis, but that's part of the fun of playing the best of the best, as watching the Lynx rise to the challenge is something that fans have been turning up to see ever since they got started in 1999. With another talented roster that can light up the scoreboard in a hurry but also clamp down on defense, there has never been a better time to see the Lynx as they hope to put all the pieces together for a title run.
The WNBA Basketball Experience
Some things just don't transfer through the TV, but you're not really going to figure that if you plan on just sitting at home and trying to conjure up the atmosphere of a big Lynx basketball game that is sure to be the talk of the town. The only play is to actually be there with all the other fans that love pro basketball as much as you do, giving you a heart-pounding sports experience that will have you checking the calendar to see when you can do it all over again. It's hard to top the atmosphere of being there in the middle of a back-and-forth matchup that could play out in any number of ways, and it won't take long to get completely swept up in the excitement of the moment as the Lynx dig in looking to pull down a win that can energize the fan base. No matter how many other ways there are to follow your favorite teams these days, being there at the Target Center as the Lynx tip-off is an experience that every fan needs to make happen sooner or later.
Minnesota Lynx History
It's not surprising to see some of the brightest stars compete for the Minnesota Lynx, as this is a team that has been bringing together great rosters since it first got rolling in 1999. Overall, the Lynx have taken down three conference titles and broke through to win two different WNBA Championships, which they accomplished in both 2011 and 2013. Since then, the Lynx have continued to be a consistent playoff threat and are always one of those teams that can win it all if everything comes together. With another strong roster and WNBA basketball picking up momentum all over the country, it simply doesn't get any better than this.
Minnesota Lynx Trivia
Who was the first Minnesota player to be picked for the All-Star team?
That would be Tonya Edwards, who had a great season in 1999 on her way to the All-Star Game. Edwards was really just setting the tone for the franchise, however, as Katie Smith would then become an All-Star ever season from 2000 through 2005 in the best streak so far in Minnesota Lynx franchise history. Katie Smith was also noted for being on the U.S. Olympic Team in both 2000 and 2004.
Minnesota Lynx Fans
Target Center can seat a little more than 19,000 for the biggest games of the season, and you can count on the atmosphere to be a wild one whenever the Lynx are tipping off against another quality opponent. No matter how many other ways there are to follow the action these days, being there with the rest of the Minnesota faithful is the only way to truly get in sync with the Lynx, giving you all of the reasons you need to snag your favorite gear and get out to show your support as these ladies get ready to shoot their way through another exciting season of WNBA Basketball.
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