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Minnesota Lynx Announce Final Roster

There are plenty of new faces in Minnesota this year.

Two days ahead of their season opener against Chicago at the Target Center, the Minnesota Lynx announced their 2019 Roster. Only three players on the roster are returnees from 2018 – Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles and Danielle Robinson.

The new faces are highlighted by offseason acquisitions Lexie Brown, Karima Christmas-Kelly and Odyssey Sims. Brown arrived in a draft-night trade with Connecticut, Christmas-Kelly, signed as a free agent on Feb. 1, and. Sims comes to the Lynx after being acquired via trade on April 22.

2019 MINNESOTA LYNX ROSTER

No.      Player                            Pos.      Ht.        Wt.         Birthdate            College / From               Exp
  0       Karima Christmas-Kelly      F          6-0        209         09/11/1989          Duke / USA                        8
  1       Odyssey Sims                  G          5-8        163         07/13/1992          Baylor / USA                      5
  3       Danielle Robinson             G          5-9        136         05/10/1989          Oklahoma / USA                 7
  4       Lexie Brown                     G          5-9        158         10/27/1994          Duke / USA                        1
  7       Shao Ting                        F          6-1        170         12/10/1989          China                               R
  8       Stephanie Talbot               F          6-2        175         06/15/1994          Australia                            2
10       Jessica Shepard               F          6-3        198         09/11/1996          Notre Dame / USA              R
14       Temi Fagbenle*                C          6-4        179         09/08/1992          USC / USA                         2
20       Kelsey Griffin^                  F          6-2        179         07/02/1987          Nebraska / USA                  5
23       Maya Moore^                   F          6-0        175         06/11/1989          Connecticut / USA               8
24       Napheesa Collier              F          6-1        182         09/23/1996          Connecticut / USA              R
33       Seimone Augustus            G          6-0        172         04/30/1984          Louisiana State / USA         13
34       Sylvia Fowles                   C          6-6        227         10/06/1985          Louisiana State / USA         11
81       Alaina Coates                   C          6-4        225         04/07/1995          South Carolina / USA           1
92       Damiris Dantas                 F          6-3        206         11/17/1992          Brazil                                4

*Fagbenle will begin the 2019 season on the Temporary Suspended List

^Griffin and Moore have been placed on the Full Season Suspended List

Minnesota Lynx Pronunciation Guide

Karima Christmas-KellyKuh-REE-muh
Napheesa CollierNuh-FEE-suh
Damiris DantasDuh-MEER-iss DAHN-tahs
Temi FagbenleFag-BEN-lay
Sylvia FowlesFOULS
Shao TingRhymes with “Now”

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