Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Lynx and point guard Lindsay
Whalen agreed to a multi-year contract extension on Friday.
Whalen is averaging career-highs of 14.7 points and 6.0 assists this season,
her 10th in the league and fourth as a member the Lynx.
"We are extremely excited to have extended the contract of a franchise
cornerstone and one of the best players in the WNBA," said Lynx executive vice
president Roger Griffith. "Lindsay has become the top point guard in the
league over the past several seasons and we are glad to have her playing in
her home state of Minnesota. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to watch
an outstanding individual like herself night in and out and we are thrilled
that she's decided to continue her career with the Lynx."
Whalen is the franchise leader in assists with 740.
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