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Russell Westbrook Gets Engaged to Nina Earl (photos)

Well, September marks cuffing season and it appears as though Russell Westbrook has taken this as an opportunity to jump the gun. According to Bleacher Report Westbrook announced to Instagram today that he is now engaged to longtime girlfriend Nina Earl. Earl, who also played college basketball at UCLA, will be the Monica Wright to his Quincy McCall. I wish nothing but the best...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

KD’s Ex-GF Says He Didn’t Want to Change His Lifestyle For Jesus (Video)

KD got rid of Monica Wright from the Minnesota Lynx and started dropping 40 points games, so I say he made the right decision. Monica during the Minnesota Lynx family night points out in the video below that KD wasn’t to willing to sacrifice his lifestyle for her and Jesus. She sounds a bit like a Petty Crocker, she got to let the hurt go.  She didn’t clarify what lifestyle...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant & Monica Wright’s Engagement Ended Because Of Her Religious Beliefs

In January, I shared with you that Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant and Minnesota Lynx star Monica Wright had broken off their engagement. Last week during the Lynx “Faith and Family night,” Monica shared that the reason for her break up with KD was because he wasn’t on the same page with her spiritually. She indicated that KD wasn’t willing to sacrifice his lifestyle...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Whalen leads Lynx to 91-84 win over Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With the Minnesota Lynx missing one of their three Olympians, Monica Wright made sure they never missed a beat. Wright hit two early 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 17 points as the Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 91-84 on Thursday night. Seimone Augustus missed her second straight game with bursitis in her left knee, so Wright stepped into the starting...
Via Fox Sports North
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx frontcourt stepping up despite injuries to key players

MINNEAPOLIS -- Frontcourt warmups have been a lonely endeavor for Janel McCarville so far this season. Whenever the Lynx prep for a game, there's the veteran center, taking passes from a ball boy and squaring up in front of assistant coach Jim Petersen. Behind her, two rookies -- one who speaks hardly any English -- with a combined 10 games of WNBA experience repeat the same...
Via Fox Sports North
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's regular-season roster now set

MINNEAPOLIS -- Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Lynx's 2014 roster is now set. The team waived center Waltiea Rolle on Wednesday afternoon. Guard Christina Foggie was let go the day before, so the roster now stands at 12 players two days before the WNBA regular season begins. In past years, Minnesota would have one more cut to make. But because the league's new CBA...
Via Fox Sports North
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx look at reserve options in exhibition win over Australia

MINNEAPOLIS -- Even with their top two bench options out for the start of the season, the defending WNBA champions aren't exactly in a bind -- not yet, anyway. But the absences of guard Monica Wright and forward Devereaux Peters until further notice place further stress on identifying players who can make a difference right away. And that can be a tough task after just a week...
Via Fox Sports North
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx pick up Duke G Tricia Liston in first round

MINNEAPOLIS -- Two sharpshooters, and a pair of Asias in the post. All four joined up with the WNBA's defending champions Monday night. And all four will get their shot at becoming part of the mix when training camp opens Sunday, April 27. "We would anticipate a very interesting competition," Lynx executive vice president Roger Griffith said following the 2014 WNBA...
Via Fox Sports North
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx prepare for WNBA Draft

MINNEAPOLIS -- Returning the core of a team that strung together one of the most dominant runs in WNBA history, the Lynx aren't in dire need of much restocking. But they can add some auxiliary help in Monday night's WNBA Draft. Minnesota has four picks in the three-round affair, which begins at 7 p.m. The Lynx will pick 12th overall with their only first-round selection,...
Via Fox Sports North
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx match offer sheet for FA guard Wright

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Lynx's 2014 roster is shaping up to look remarkably similar to the one that brought the Twin Cities a championship last summer. After re-signing starting center Janel McCarville to a multiyear extension Thursday morning, the team announced it matched Seattle's offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Monica Wright. Minnesota had until Monday...
Via Fox Sports North
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Break Room Podcast With Robert Littal and Jill Munroe

“The Break Room” hosted by Robert Littal of BlackSportsOnline and Jill Munroe of JocksandStilettoJill is your 15 minute break filled with all the hottest stories in sports that you’re buzzing about. This LIVE interactive show is hosted Tuesdays at 2:00 PM EST/11:00 AM PST also allows for you to join in and participate with your questions and commentary (use the hashtag #thebreakroom...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant and girlfriend/fiancee Monica Wright supposedly taking a break

Kevin Durant and his girlfriend/fiancee Monica Wright are supposedly taking a break in their relationship. Durant and Wright, a WNBA player for the Minnesota Lynx, got engaged in July. Wright was playing for a Korean basketball team briefly, but she left the team last month. The reason for her departure has been debated, but Media […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch the Debut Episode of “The Break Room” With Robert Littal & Jill Munroe at 2pm EST

“The Break Room” hosted by Robert Littal of BlackSportsOnline and Jill Munroe of JocksandStilettoJill is your 15 minute break filled with all the hottest stories in sports that you’re buzzing about. This LIVE interactive show is hosted Tuesdays at 2:00 PM EST/11:00 AM PST also allows for you to join in and participate with your questions and commentary (use the hashtag #thebreakroom...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Get ready for the debut episode of “The Break Room”

  Get ready to watch the debut episode of “The Break Room” hosted by Robert Littal of BlackSportsOnline and Jill Munroe of JocksandStilettoJill.   “The Break Room” is your 15 minute break filled with all the hottest stories in sports that you’re buzzing about. This LIVE interactive show is hosted Tuesdays at 2:00 PM EST/11:00 AM PST. It also allows for you to join in...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Taking a “Break” From Fiancee Monica Wright

No DWading…KD…Please no DWading… Jocks and Stiletto Jill breaks down how there might be some trouble in paradise for Durant and his WNBA fiancee Monica Wright. Short version is she came home from playing overseas, isn’t wearing her engagement ring and KD been partying without her on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.    That has lead to some creepy instagram messages. My...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant and fiancé Monica Wright taking a break?

Seems as if there might be trouble in paradise for Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant and his fiancé, Minnesota Lynx star Monica Wright. Word on the street is the couple is currently on a break. Monica returned to the U.S. from Korea in early December, after leaving her team, KEB-Hana Bank, due to an undisclosed family emergency and never returned. Monica hasn’t been...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant on fiancée Monica Wright, “She has more championships than me”

Back on Thursday night, the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx won their second WNBA title in three seasons as they defeated the Atlanta Dream. One of the Lynx players happens to be Monica Wright who is Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant’s fiancee and after the Lynx took home the crown, KD decided to tell the Oklahoman’s Darnell Mayberry that his soon-to-be wife has more titles than...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Says Fiancee, WNBA’s Monica Wright Is The Better Ball Player

Oklahoma Thunder star Kevin Durant is living his own real life Love and Basketball.  Durant and Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright are engaged to be married. Wright and the Minnesota Lynx just won their second WNBA championship in three years.  Wright played 24 minutes in the clincher and scored 9 points. The question was posed to Durant on Twitter about Wright now having the...
Via Thacover2
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Says Fiancee, WNBA’s Monica Wright Is The Better Ball Player

Oklahoma Thunder star Kevin Durant is living his own real life Love and Basketball.  Durant and Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright are engaged to be married. Wright and the Minnesota Lynx just won their second WNBA championship in three years.  Wright played 24 minutes in the clincher and scored 9 points. The question was posed to Durant on Twitter about Wright now having the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Durant says his fiancee is the better basketball player

Kevin Durant is still chasing his first championship ring, but his fiance already has two. Monica Wright and the Minnesota Lynx claimed the WNBA title on Thursday, and also won it in 2011. Durant came close of a title in 2012, but fell short to the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. Has the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar become jealous of his bride to be? @pdgraham30 I love it...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx already focused on Game 2 after opening rout

MINNEAPOLIS -- Memories and moments. By the time Cheryl Reeve waltzed past hundreds of pom-pom-brandishing fans and into the Lynx locker room Sunday night, her vibrant red-orange suit coattails flapping behind her, they were all that remained of perhaps Minnesota's most demonstrative performance yet this year. Over. Done. Next, please. The wily veteran coach boiled down a...
Via Fox Sports North
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx already focused on Game 2 after opening rout

MINNEAPOLIS -- Memories and moments. By the time Cheryl Reeve waltzed past hundreds of pom-pom-brandishing fans and into the Lynx locker room Sunday night, her vibrant red-orange suit coattails flapping behind her, they were all that remained of perhaps Minnesota's most demonstrative performance yet this year. Over. Done. Next, please. The wily veteran coach boiled down a...
Via Fox Sports North
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Moore leads Lynx past Dream 84-59 in Game 1

Maya Moore had 23 points, including three 3-pointers in the first quarter to propel Minnesota from the start, and the Lynx delivered a dominant 84-59 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday night. Moore shot 10 for 16 from the floor and grabbed seven rebounds, and Monica Wright pitched in 20 points off the bench. Seimone Augustus scored her usual 19...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx clinch top spot in West with 73-60 win

Maya Moore scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen added 19 to help the Minnesota Lynx clinch their third consecutive Western Conference title with a 73-60 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night. Monica Wright added 14 points for Minnesota (25-7), which won its seventh straight game. The two teams will face each other again next week in the best-of-three first-round series...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Moore scores 30 as Lynx rout Storm, 97-74

Maya Moore scored 25 of her 30 points in the first half to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 97-74 victory over the Seattle Storm on Saturday night. Seimone Augustus had 16 points for Minnesota (22-7), while rookie Rachel Jarry had a career-high 14. Lindsay Whalen added 12 points and Monica Wright had 10. Moore shot 12 for 15 from the field to reach 30 points for the second time in her...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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