Lynx’s Fowles selected for eighth WNBA ASG, this time as a team captain

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Lynx center Sylvia Fowles returned to game action Thursday night after missing five games with a knee injury, paving the way for an appearance in her eighth WNBA All-Star Game next month.

Fowles and Seattle guard Sue Bird are expected to retire at the end of this season, both will be co-captains along with Las Vegas forward A’ja Wilson and Seattle forward Breanna Stewart for the league’s All-Star Game on July 10.

Click the video box above to listen to Fowles’ thoughts on the upcoming all-star game

Fowles’ first all star selection was 2009, her second season in the league with the Chicago Sky.

Fowles joined the Lynx in 2015 and has been a five-time all-star with Minnesota. Fowles is in her 15th season in the WNBA.