Lynn Pride | 34
Season statistics & Notes Season splits Game-by-game stats Bio Printable player file
 PPG 1.3
 RPG 1.30
 APG .1
 EFF+ 1.77
Position:  F-G
Born: 10/16/78
Height: 6-2 /  1,88
Weight: 180  lbs. / 81,6  kg.
College: Kansas '00
Career Highlights
  • Captured a bronze medal with USA Basketball at the 1999 Pan American Games

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Appeared in 31 games with 15 starts ... Posted averages of 4.0 ppg, 3.3 rpg and 19.0 mpg ... Came off the bench in the final 10 games in which she appeared; logged just 14.0 mpg over her last 11 contests (26.1 mpg in the prior seven) ... Played a season-high 31 minutes July 17 vs. Cleveland ... Dished out a career-high five assists July 13 at Charlotte ... Tied a career high with eight rebounds July 5 at Utah ... Scored a season-high nine points June 23 at Phoenix ... Shot 43.8% (32-for-73) in the final 18 games ... Topped the team (18th in WNBA) in blocked shots with 25, the second-highest single-season total in team history ... With two blocked shots at Charlotte on July 13, passed Kristin Folkl (34) as the leading shot blocker in franchise history ... Ranks among the team's all-time leaders in minutes (1,302, fifth), games played (63, third) and turnovers (93, fourth) ... Led the club in assists five times and rebounds four times ... Shot 40.5% from two-point range and only 10.0% (1-for-10) from beyond the three-point arc ... Recorded a team-low 47.1% (8-for-17) from the free throw line ... Sat out the Aug. 6 game at New York after suffering a sprained left ankle Aug. 4 vs. Seattle.

Averaged 5.3 ppg and 4.6 rpg in her first season with the Lynx ... Ranked second on the team in field goal percentage (39.1%, 68-for-174), rebounds (146), steals (28) and blocked shots (20) ... Topped the team with 47 offensive boards ... Posted career highs with 13 points (6-for-9 FG, 1-for-1 FT), eight rebounds (tie) and four assists (tie) in 34 minutes Aug. 10 at Seattle ... Swatted a career-high four blocked shots on Aug. 12 vs. Utah, matching a club record ... Reached double digits in scoring in three games ... Started the final seven games of the season (14 overall) ... Tallied eight rebounds and six steals Aug. 5 vs. Sacramento; the six steals tied Sonja Tate's franchise single-game record (vs. Cleveland, Aug. 16, 1999) ... Led Minnesota in rebounding in four of the last 13 games and seven times overall ... Shot 48.3% (14-for-29) from the free throw line over the last 15 games ... Connected on 69.0% (20-for-29) from the free throw line at home compared to 50.0% (13-for-26) on the road ... Underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus and remove a cyst in her left knee on April 30 ... Made her Lynx debut in the preseason finale May 26 vs. Charlotte.

Finished her rookie campaign averaging 3.6 ppg, 1.9 rpg and 1.3 apg with the Fire ... Appeared in all 32 games with one start ... Shot 34.7% (41-for-118) from the field and 69.0% (29-for-42) from the free throw line ... Scored a season-high nine points vs. Sacramento on July 26 ... Tallied seven or more points on nine occasions ... Snagged a season-high five rebounds and added eight points vs. Cleveland on June 28 ... Scored eight points and gathered three rebounds against Utah on July 12 ... Scored eight points, dished out three assists and recorded three steals June 8 at Utah ... Averaged 4.3 ppg (36.3%, 25-for-69), 2.3 rpg, 1.4 apg and 15.9 mpg on the road, compared to 2.9 ppg (32.7%, 16-for-49), 1.6 rpg, 1.1 apg and 13.0 mpg at home.

Captured a bronze medal with USA Basketball at the 1999 Pan American Games ... A member of the gold medal-winning 1998 USA Jones Cup Team ... Earned a gold medal with the 1997 USA Junior World Championship Team.

Averaged 14.5 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 2.4 apg and 2.30 spg in her four-year collegiate career at Kansas ... Shot 43.3% (696-for-1,607) from the field and 73.1% (334-for-457) from the free throw line ... Finished fifth all-time in points (1,774), third in rebounds (863), fourth in steals (279), fourth in blocked shots (93) and third in minutes played (3,789) ... Joined four-time All-American Lynette Woodard as the only Kansas players to reach 1,700 points, 850 rebounds and 250 steals ... Scored in double figures in 56 of her last 63 games as a junior and senior ... 1999-00: Averaged 17.4 ppg and 7.9 rpg and earned her third All-Big 12 First Team honor ... Named to the Women's Basketball News Service All-America Second Team and the Women's Basketball Journal All-America Third Team ... A finalist for the Naismith College Basketball Player of the Year ... Led the Jayhawks in scoring (17.4 ppg), steals (2.50 spg), blocks (0.70 bpg), free throws (92), field goals (210) and field goal attempts (473) ... Led the team in scoring on 17 occasions and in rebounding 15 times ... Posted six double-doubles ... 1998-99: Selected to the All-Big 12 First Team after averaging 17.1 ppg and 7.2 rpg ... Led the team in scoring, rebounding, steals (2.70 spg), blocks (0.70) and minutes played (33.7 mpg) ... Started all 33 games and led the Jayhawks in scoring in 21 contests ... Recorded career highs in points (29), field goals (12) and field goal attempts (24) against Texas A&M (1/2/99) ... Became the 13th player in Kansas history to score 1,000 points ... 1997-98: Led the team in both scoring (14.9 ppg) and rebounding (6.7 rpg) to earn an All-Big 12 First Team selection ... Averaged 14.0 ppg in NCAA Tournament play ... Led the team in scoring 12 times ... 1996-97: All-Big 12 honorable mention ... Posted averages of 7.8 ppg and 6.4 rpg ... Recorded a career high and a Big 12 Tournament-record 19 rebounds vs. Baylor (3/5/97) in the tournament's second round.


  • As a high school senior, was ranked as one of the nation's top five players by Blue Star Report and was named an All-American by USA Today, Street & Smith's and Parade Magazine
  • Her AAU team won the national championship prior to her freshman year at Kansas
  • Lists her favorite book as In the Meantime
  • Her favorite movie is The Fifth Element
  • Her sports heroes are Lynette Woodard and Allen Iverson
  • Her favorite sports team is the Philadelphia 76ers
  • Hobbies include writing and composing music and skateboarding
  • Wears a size 13 shoe
  • Enjoys watching Bruce Lee movies, bike riding and playing with her cat, Tynee

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