Lynx top draft pick Diamond Miller ready to make WNBA debut Friday night
KSTP Sports was at Lynx shoot-around Friday morning and spoke with forward Diamond Miller and guard Aerial Powers. The Lynx open their 25th season in the WNBA Friday night vs. Chicago.
***Click the video box above to watch Miller and Powers meet with reporters***
Owner Glen Taylor told our Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson this week: “We know we’re rebuilding.” But with Miller, the No. 2 overall pick last month, the future appears bright.
Below is a preview from the Associated Press:
Chicago Sky at Minnesota Lynx
Minneapolis; Friday, 7 p.m., Target Center
BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Lynx host the Chicago Sky in the season opener.
Minnesota went 14-22 overall with a 7-11 record at home during the 2022-23 season. The Lynx averaged 82.4 points per game last season, 15.2 from the free throw line and 20.4 from 3-point range.
Chicago finished 12-6 on the road and 26-10 overall a season ago. The Sky averaged 86.3 points per game while shooting 48.1% from the field and 34.5% from behind the arc last season.
Lindsay Allen – DOUBTFUL (Hamstring)
Natalie Achonwa – NWT (Maternity Leave)
Sky: None listed.