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Finally, the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx players are beginning to play their best basketball of the season. Although the team started out on a losing streak, its momentum has drastically change. The Lynx could be on their way to another championship.

Of course, several top teams will be a formable challenge, but others will be crushed by the Lynx newfound purpose and determination.

Imagine the Minnesota Lynx wining their fifth championship without the excellency of Maya Moore. Having beaten the top team by thirty points, another Lynx championship is a possibility for several undeniable reasons.

Dynamic Team Makeup

The Minnesota Lynx has some of the most talented players on a WNBA roster, featuring the starting lineup of Moriah Jefferson, Sylvia Fowles, Aerial Powers, Damiris Dantas, and Kayla McBride.

These highly skilled players, on any given night, can beat any WNBA team in the league. Fortunately, they have proved this repeatedly, including beating the two top WNBA teams by a thirty-point margin.

Team communication have improved dramatically. Also, their passion to win is second to known.

We all know that passionate driven teams are guaranteed to be winners, eventually. The Minnesota Lynx happens to be one of these teams.

Winning Record

With a 4-time WNBA championship history under their belt, the Minnesota Lynx has helped put the state on the map.

The Possess a Wining Mentality as well as a magnificent coach who led them to four championships.

Furthermore, some the greatest women basketball players on the planet have graced the floor of the target center, including Linsey Whalen, Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles, Maya Moore, and Rebecca Brunson. These dynamic players set the bar for all others who come after them.

The Minnesota Lynx championship teams were undoubtedly one of the most dominate women basketball teams that has ever played the women’s game.

Team Values

Minnesota fans will never see a Lynx team with bad values. Other WNBA teams may fight and bicker among themselves due to internal disagreements. But this type of attitude is not displayed in the sight of the Target Center fans.

What the fans see is team that is hungry for excellence. Each player respect one another and possess a commitment to excellence. Shared values include:

  • Respect
  • Hard Work and Productivity
  • Persistence in adversity
  • Unity
  • Faith in themselves

The Lynx players inspire and encourage one another throughout the game. Instead of seeing negative attitudes, fan see a team that is committed to giving fans their best game after game.

The Return of Napheesa Collier

One of the most irresistible reasons to feel optimistic about another Lynx WNBA championship is the return of Nepheesa Collier. Due to pregnancy and expectancy, she was not able to be with the team in the beginning of the season. But, if possible, she is optimistic of returning to the team before the season is over.

Nepheersa is a dynamic player with basketball skills on the level of some of the WNBA’s greatest players, including Maya Moore, Sue Bird, and Diana Taurasi.

When a player can average 25-30 points a night with the potential to achieve a triple double to the demise of the opponent, the league and fans take notice. Nepheersa Collier has the potential to be such a transformative basketball player.

Just imagine, without Nepheersa, The Minnesota Lynx has beaten the tops teams in the league by a wide margin.

Therefore, with the possible return of Nepheersa Collier, the second half of the season looks brighter than one can imagine.

Playing alongside of big Syl for the last time will bring out a attitude and determination that will take the entire WNBA by storm.

Necessary Improvements for 2022 Championship

To conquer the remaining season and capture a championship the Lynx must believe in themselves and understand that they have what it takes to win it all.

Cheryl Reeves must continue to instill this championship driven mentally even if Nepheersa Colliers is not able to return. That is because the Lynx has the potential to win with just the players available right now.

For instance, Moriah Jefferson is a point guard with the potential to lead her team to a championship victory along with Sylvia Fowles, Kayla McBride, Aerial Powers, Damiris Dantas, and several other talented bench players.

So, Congratulations to the Minnesota Lynx for turning their season around? The next stop: the WNBA Championship.

 

 

Watching an exciting WNBA game is a highly entertaining experience for basketball enthusiastic who love the woman’s game. For years, the display of talent, skills, performance, and execution on the basketball court has been a delight for years.

I have been a fan of the WNBA ever since its inception in 1996, staring Lisa Lesly of the LA Sparks and Rebecca Lobo of the New York Liberty.

Presently, the WNBA consisted of 12 teams, including

  • Minnesota Lynx (my team)
  • Washington Mystics
  • Dallas Wings
  • Los Angeles Sparks
  • Phoenix Mercury
  • Indiana Fever
  • Seattle Storm
  • New York Liberty
  • Connecticut Sun
  • Chicago Sky
  • Atlantic Dream
  • Las Vegas Ace

Each year I look forward to experiencing the WNBA Draft and the emerging greatness of each of the twelve teams. Over the years, outstanding rookies enter the program and take complete charge of the team.

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Maya Moore, Candace Parker, Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Breanna Stewart, Sylvia Fowles, and Tina Charles make up some of the present mega stars of the league.

The goal of the league is to gain the same respect and popularity that the men’s game enjoys. That is the NBA.

Growth of the WNBA

Since its inception, the woman’s game has enjoyed tremendous growth. Because of new bargaining salaries have increased, viewership has grown by the tens of thousands, and highly notable sponsors have invested into the program, including ESPS.

According to ESPN, the WNBA viewership is up 63 percent form 2019, a tremendous jump during the when a pandemic is sweeping across the world.

Although the growth of the WNBA is no wear near on the scale of its counterpart, the NBA, the women’s game is poised to become more popular in the coming years and decades.

Dynamic, talented, and highly skilled ball handlers are dazzling fans with dramatic ball play, game ending shots, and sensational dunks, erasing the doubt that the women’s game is a boring.

As a basketball enthusiast, I like both men and women basketball. I can tell you, without a doubt, that both versions of the game are equally exciting and entertaining.

Some of the best basketball I have seen have been played by my Minnesota Lynx, a four-time WNBA champion in the state of Minnesota. A proven winner, Maya Moore came on the scene in 2011 and took over a team that had been losing for years. Fans were constantly disappointed when it came to the playoffs in which the Lynx never made nay impact.

However, when Maya Moore joined the team, the end of the Lynx losing streak was over, a streak that will never be repeated. The incoming talent is too dynamic for any team to be trapped in a decade losing streak, ever again.

WNBA: A Role Model for Young Girls

The WNBA is a program that not only promote women’s basketball. The program is also a powerful role model for young girls who want to live out their dreams as female basketball players or any other dream.

The woman of the WNBA teachers’ young girls to reach for their dreams and pursue their passions regardless of the difficulty involved. The display of hard work and positive values among the divas of basketball is a great motivation for all women.

The younger girls, women and even men, like myself, need to embrace the women’s game and promote it, the more popular the program will become in the United States.

Becoming an avid WNBA fan require an open mind. All the misconceptions regarding women’s sports must be put aside. The experience of watching the game and observing the display of exceptional talent will inspire skeptic viewers, especially men, to come to appreciate the women’s game.

I have watched the game. I have observed the tremendous skills and talents of these women. If I ever had any misconception about the WNBA, they are all gone now. I have watched the game. Now it is your turn.