Lynx Release 2014 Schedule
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The 2013 WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx today announced the team’s schedule for the upcoming 2014 season. The Lynx will kick off their 16th season in the WNBA on the road at Washington on Friday, May 16 at 7 p.m. The 2014 home opener will be on Sunday, May 18 vs. Connecticut at 4 p.m., which will feature a historic ring ceremony and championship banner raising for the 2013 WNBA Champions. The 2014 WNBA campaign includes 34 regular-season games, dating from May 16 to Aug. 17. This year’s All-Star Game will be held in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, July 19. Full-season memberships, which include tickets to all 17 home games and priority playoff seating, are still available by visiting www.lynxbasketball.com or by calling 612-673-8400.
Minnesota’s 17-game home schedule includes 10 weekend games (3 Friday, 1 Saturday, 6 Sunday), two Tuesday, two Wednesday and three Thursday games. The team’s annual camp day game will tip off on Wednesday, July 16 at 12 p.m., as the Lynx play host to the Tulsa Shock. The Lynx have one four-game homestand this season (July 13 – 25) to go with one four-game road trip (June 1– 13).
Highlights of the home half of the schedule include: a rematch of last year’s WNBA Finals when Angel McCoughtry, Tiffany Hayes and the Atlanta Dream return to Target Center on Tuesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. and a rematch of last year’s Western Conference Finals with Diana Taurasi, Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury (Sunday, June 15 and Thursday July 31).
Minnesota’s preseason schedule will be announced at a later date.
Key Facts about the 2014 Lynx Regular Season Schedule
Lynx 2014 Opponent Breakdown
Western Conference: Los Angeles (H: 7/8, 8/12; A: 6/8, 6/17); Phoenix (H: 6/15, 7/31; A: 6/18, 8/9); San Antonio (H: 5/30, 7/3, 7/25; A: 6/1, 8/15:); Seattle (H: 6/29, 7/13; A: 6/6, 6/27 ); Tulsa (H: 7/16, 8/17; A: 5/23, 7/10, 8/2).
Eastern Conference: Atlanta (H: 7/22; A: 6/13); Chicago (H: 8/7; A: 5/26); Connecticut (H: 5/18; A: 7/27); Indiana (H: 6/22; A: 8/5); New York (H: 5/24; A: 7/6); Washington (H: 6/20; A: 5/16).
2014 Minnesota Lynx Schedule
|Friday, May 16||at Washington||7:00 PM|
|Sunday, May 18||CONNECTICUT||4:00 PM|
|Friday, May 23||at Tulsa||7:00 PM|
|Saturday, May 24||NEW YORK||7:00 PM|
|Monday, May 26||at Chicago||2:30 p.m.*|
|Friday, May 30||SAN ANTONIO||7:00 PM|
|Sunday, June 1||at San Antonio||3:30 p.m.|
|Friday, June 6||@ Seattle||7:00 PM|
|Sunday, June 8||at Los Angeles||12:30 p.m.|
|Friday, June 13||at Atlanta||7:30 PM|
|Sunday, June 15||PHOENIX*||12 p.m.|
|Tuesday, June 17||at Los Angeles||7:30 PM|
|Wednesday, June 18||at Phoenix||7:00 p.m|
|Friday, June 20||WASHINGTON||7:00 PM|
|Sunday, June 22||INDIANA||6:00 PM|
|Friday, June 27||at Seattle||7:00 PM|
|Sunday, June 29||SEATTLE||6:00 PM|
|Thursday, July 3||SAN ANTONIO||7:00 PM|
|Sunday, July 6||at New York||2:00 PM*|
|Tuesday, July 8||LOS ANGELES||8:00 PM*|
|Thursday, July 10||at Tulsa||7:00 PM|
|Sunday, July 13||SEATTLE||2:00 PM*|
|Wednesday, July 16||TULSA||12:00 PM|
|Tuesday, July 22||ATLANTA||7:00 PM|
|Friday, July 25||SAN ANTONIO||7:00 PM|
|Sunday, July 27||at Connecticut||7:00 PM|
|Thursday, July 31||PHOENIX||3:00 PM|
|Saturday, August 2||at Tulsa||7:00 PM|
|Tuesday, August 5||at Indiana||7:00 PM|
|Thursday, August 7||CHICAGO||7:00 PM*|
|Saturday, August 9||at Phoenix||7:00 PM|
|Tuesday, August 12||LOS ANGELES||7:00 PM|
|Friday, August 15||at San Antonio||7:00 PM|
|Saturday, August 16||TULSA||7:00 PM|
All times local.
* Nationally telecast on ESPN2
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