As noted by an ESPN piece, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of three charges related to the murder of George Floyd in May 2020, and reactions from the sports world came in quickly.
Derek Fisher is not happy with the current reality for his team and his league. Fisher, the head coach of the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks, took to Instagram after an 89-85 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday to call out the travel accommodations they were dealing with.
Maya Moore is without question among the best players in the WNBA, and along with the fact that the Minnesota Lynx superstar was signed by Jordan Brand upon joining the league in 2011, the perfect storm was created for Moore to recreate an iconic pose from the brand’s namesake.
The Minnesota Lynx exacted sweet revenge on the Los Angeles Sparks Wednesday night in the best way possible. Last year, the Sparks won Game 5 of the WNBA Finals at Target Center via a Nneka Ogwumike jumper with just seconds remaining in the game.
The game of the night on Thursday wasn’t the Cubs-Dodgers game, nor was it the Packers and Bears squared off on Thursday Night Football. It was the Los Angeles Sparks and Minnesota Lynx, battling for the WNBA title.