2001 Minnesota Lynx season

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2001 Minnesota Lynx season
CoachBrian Agler
ArenaTarget Center
Attendance7,538 per game
Results
Record12–20 (.375)
Place6th (Western)
Playoff finishDid Not Qualify

The 2001 WNBA season was the third season for the Minnesota Lynx.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/School/Team
1 7 Svetlana Abrosimova (F)  Russia Connecticut
2 23 Erin Buescher (G)  United States Master's College
2 28 Janell Burse (C)  United States Tulane
3 39 Tombi Bell (G)  United States Miami
4 55 Megan Taylor (G/F)  United States Iowa State

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT Conf. GB
Los Angeles Sparks x 28 4 .875 19–2
Sacramento Monarchs x 20 12 .625 13–8 8.0
Utah Starzz x 19 13 .594 11–10 9.0
Houston Comets x 19 13 .594 13–8 9.0
Phoenix Mercury o 13 19 .406 8–13 15.0
Minnesota Lynx o 12 20 .375 9–12 16.0
Portland Fire o 11 21 .344 5–16 17.0
Seattle Storm o 10 22 .313 6–15 18.0

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 31 @ Portland 82-65 Win 1-0
June 2 Phoenix 80-89 Loss 1-1
June 9 Los Angeles 60-62 Loss 1-2
June 12 Indiana 60-65 Loss 1-3
June 16 @ Indiana 65-67 Loss 1-4
June 17 @ Detroit 71-63 Win 2-4
June 22 Miami 63-57 Win 3-4
June 23 @ Utah 80-87 Loss 3-5
June 25 @ Washington 55-51 Win 4-5
June 28 Seattle 68-59 Win 5-5
June 30 Houston 52-59 Loss 5-6
July 1 @ Cleveland 47-52 Loss 5-7
July 3 Sacramento 52-91 Loss 5-8
July 6 New York 57-70 Loss 5-9
July 8 @ Los Angeles 95-100 Loss 5-10
July 10 Portland 73-52 Win 6-10
July 13 @ New York 64-67 Loss 6-11
July 14 Phoenix 67-80 Loss 6-12
July 18 Seattle 68-58 Win 7-12
July 21 @ Orlando 49-71 Loss 7-13
July 23 Houston 46-51 Loss 7-14
July 27 Washington 60-62 Loss 7-15
July 28 @ Utah 60-68 Loss 7-16
July 30 @ Los Angeles 69-78 Loss 7-17
August 1 @ Phoenix 68-63 Win 8-17
August 3 Charlotte 64-72 Loss 8-18
August 5 Sacramento 79-76 Win 9-18
August 7 @ Sacramento 59-76 Loss 9-19
August 8 @ Portland 70-58 Win 10-19
August 10 @ Seattle 65-51 Win 11-19
August 12 Utah 69-62 Win 12-19
August 13 @ Houston 60-74 Loss 12-20

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Katie Smith 32 122 70 23 5 739
Svetlana Abrosimova 26 174 53 42 9 343
Erin Buescher 32 118 62 27 29 183
Lynn Pride 32 146 28 28 20 170
Betty Lennox 11 54 16 10 4 121
Maylana Martin 31 86 19 17 15 95
Kate Paye 32 61 97 21 0 91
Val Whiting-Raymond 26 83 16 15 14 88
Georgia Schweitzer 24 50 34 11 6 87
Shanele Stires 18 27 14 8 4 51
Janell Burse 20 42 5 2 15 47
Michele VanGorp 22 34 12 3 6 41
Kristi Harrower 4 4 11 3 0 21

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