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Minnesota Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen's number

April 18, 2019 03:08 PM

The Minnesota Lynx announced they will retire Lindsay Whalen's number, according to the team's website.

Whalen's number 13 will be the first number retired by the Lynx.

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RELATED: Lynx star Lindsay Whalen announces retirement from WNBA

Her number will be retired officially at the June 8 Lynx game.

***CLICK VIDEO BOX FOR AN INTERVIEW WITH WHALEN FOLLOWING THURSDAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT***

"We couldn't have selected a better person and teammate in Lindsay Whalen as the first Lynx player to have their jersey hung in the rafters of Target Center," Minnesota Lynx and Timberwolves Owner Glen Taylor said in a statement. 

RELATED: Whalen named head U of M Women's basketball coach 

Whalen retired last summer after nine seasons with the Lynx. She now serves as the women's basketball coach for the University of Minnesota. 

 

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