2003 Minnesota Lynx season

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2003 Minnesota Lynx season
Coach Suzie McConnell Serio
Arena Target Center
Attendance 7,074 per game
Results
Record 18–16 (.529)
Place 4th (Western)
Playoff finish Lost First Round (2-1) to Los Angeles Sparks

The 2003 WNBA season was the 5th season for the Minnesota Lynx. The Lynx reached their first WNBA Playoffs, but lost in 3 games to the Los Angeles Sparks in the opening round.

Offseason[edit]

Dispersal Draft[edit]

Pick Player Nationality Previous Team
2 Sheri Sam (F/G)  United States Miami Sol

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/School/Team
2 14 Teresa Edwards (G)  United States Georgia
2 18 Jordan Adams (C)  United States New Mexico
3 29 Carla Bennett (C)  United States Drake

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Los Angeles Sparks x 24 10 .706 11–6 13–4 17–7
Houston Comets x 20 14 .588 4.0 14–3 6–11 14–10
Sacramento Monarchs x 19 15 .559 5.0 12–5 7–10 13–11
Minnesota Lynx x 18 16 .529 6.0 11–6 7–10 14–10
Seattle Storm o 18 16 .529 6.0 13–4 5–12 11–13
San Antonio Silver Stars o 12 22 .353 12.0 9–8 3–14 10–14
Phoenix Mercury o 8 26 .235 16.0 6–11 2–15 5–19

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 24 Sacramento 72-71 Win 1-0
May 28 Los Angeles 80-83 Loss 1-1
May 30 @ San Antonio 75-65 Win 2-1
June 1 Houston 68-64 (OT) Win 3-1
June 6 New York 60-70 Loss 3-2
June 10 @ Los Angeles 75-76 Loss 3-3
June 12 @ Sacramento 55-68 Loss 3-4
June 14 @ Seattle 77-72 Win 4-4
June 17 Houston 68-77 Loss 4-5
June 20 @ Charlotte 72-76 Loss 4-6
June 21 Indiana 66-58 Win 5-6
June 27 Phoenix 67-59 Win 6-6
June 29 @ Washington 59-50 Win 7-6
July 1 @ Houston 69-71 Loss 7-7
July 5 Cleveland 71-79 Loss 7-8
July 8 Sacramento 77-59 Win 8-8
July 10 Connecticut 83-75 Win 9-8
July 16 San Antonio 85-78 Win 10-8
July 17 @ Cleveland 61-70 Loss 10-9
July 20 Seattle 69-58 Win 11-9
July 23 @ Connecticut 70-84 Loss 11-10
July 25 San Antonio 81-54 Win 12-10
July 26 @ Indiana 70-65 Win 13-10
July 29 @ Houston 58-73 Loss 13-11
August 2 Seattle 73-71 Win 14-11
August 4 Phoenix 61-56 Win 15-11
August 6 @ Phoenix 49-56 Loss 15-12
August 8 @ Seattle 65-68 Loss 15-13
August 9 @ Sacramento 77-73 Win 16-13
August 14 Los Angeles 83-87 Loss 16-14
August 16 @ San Antonio 73-64 Win 17-14
August 20 @ Phoenix 69-66 Win 18-14
August 21 @ Los Angeles 65-88 Loss 18-15
August 23 Detroit 77-86 (OT) Loss 18-16
August 28 (First Round, G1) Los Angeles 74-72 Win 1-0
August 30 (First Round, G2) @ Los Angeles 69-80 Loss 1-1
September 1 (First Round, G3) @ Los Angeles 64-74 Loss 1-2

Player stats[edit]

Player Minutes Field Goals Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Points
Katie Smith 1185 208 138 84 25 6 620
Sheri Sam 953 138 142 88 38 6 374
Svetlana Abrosimova 792 112 141 82 44 11 318
Tamika Williams 1121 129 209 44 34 10 303
Janell Burse 438 76 108 19 13 28 206
Teresa Edwards 854 63 105 148 41 11 181
Michele Van Gorp 528 70 107 17 10 20 175
Kristi Harrower 499 32 39 72 18 3 88
Shaunzinski Gortman 200 21 32 14 11 1 50
Jordan Adams 96 13 23 4 2 3 33
Georgia Schweitzer 118 6 18 7 3 1 15

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