Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE
Minnesota Lynx players will spread out around the globe as they head overseas to play basketball during the WNBA offseason.
The Minnesota Lynx lost to the Indiana Fever in the WNBA Finals on Sunday and players are already moving across the globe to continue to play basketball with overseas teams. The Lynx lost the best-of-five series in four games; players met with coach Cheryl Reeve on Monday and then began their travel to various teams.
Forward Maya Moore will play in China for the Shangxu Xing Rui Flame.
First-Team All-WNBA shooting guard Seimone Augustus will play in Russia for Sparta & K Moscow Region.
Point guard Lindsay Whalen will play for Galatasaray in Turkey.
Rebekkah Brunson will head to the Czech Republic to play for USK Praha. Monica Wright will play somewhere in Australia. Devereaux Peters will play for Le Mura Lucca in Italy. Amber Harris will play for Samsung Life Bichumi in South Korea. Jessica Adair will play for Halcon Avenida Salamanca in Spain.
Three members of the Lynx will not play overseas this year. Taj McWilliams-Franklin will take an assistant coaching job at Rice and does not yet know if she will retire or return for the following WNBA season. Erin Thorn and Candice Wiggins both will not play overseas as well.