Lynx Monday practice report: Diamond Miller reacts to making WNBA debut in loss vs. Chicago

Diamond Miller discusses playing in her first WNBA game

Diamond Miller discusses playing in her first WNBA game

Lynx forward Diamond Miller, the No. 2 pick out of Maryland, had nine points and seven rebounds in 23 minutes in her WNBA debut Friday. The Lynx dropped a home game to Chicago.

KSTP Sports attended Lynx practice Monday and spoke with Miller, forward Jessica Shepard, and coach Cheryl Reeve.

***Click the video box above to watch Miller, Shepard, and Reeve meet with reporters***

The Lynx return to action Tuesday hosting Atlanta.

Below is a preview from the Associated Press:

Atlanta Dream (0-1) at Minnesota Lynx (0-1)

Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7 p.m. Central

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta visits the Minnesota Lynx after Rhyne Howard scored 20 points in the Dream’s 85-78 loss to the Dallas Wings.

Minnesota finished 14-22 overall with a 7-11 record at home during the 2022-23 season. The Lynx allowed opponents to score 83.9 points per game and shoot 43.9% from the field last season.

Atlanta went 14-22 overall last season while going 6-12 on the road. The Dream averaged 78.5 points per game last season, 31.6 in the paint, 15.7 off of turnovers and 10.0 on fast breaks.