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PostPosted: 05/09/18 5:24 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Lynx waive Barta, Richardson, and Pierre-Louis.



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PostPosted: 05/09/18 5:35 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Shades wrote:
Lynx waive Barta, Richardson, and Pierre-Louis.


Lynx down to 15. If they can go with 12, the last three cuts could be Zimmerman, Wagner & either Alleyne or Miyem. Unless they only go with 4 posts, then Zimmerman or Wagner plus Alleyne & Miyem.



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PostPosted: 05/09/18 5:40 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Temi definitely looked slimmer and moved very well against the Mystics. I was way more impressed than any time last year with her.


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I just read an article that I’m not going to link because they forced me to read it in a half inch space on my phone.

Fagbenle had chronic knee soreness last season, and the loss of weight should help with that.

Reeve said she plans to use a lot of three guard sets. To me that sounds like she may be using Maya more in the post. Therefore 6 guards sounds like a real possibility. They might be bringing back Wagner when they can afford her. My conclusion.

Maya will be back for the preseason game on Saturday, but she won’t play.



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toad455 wrote:
Shades wrote:
Lynx waive Barta, Richardson, and Pierre-Louis.


Lynx down to 15. If they can go with 12, the last three cuts could be Zimmerman, Wagner & either Alleyne or Miyem. Unless they only go with 4 posts, then Zimmerman or Wagner plus Alleyne & Miyem.

To some extent it depends on the players they keep, but more than likely it's similar to last season - keep 11 to start the season, add a 12th when the cap math allows later on.

Which I think probably means:

Whalen/Robinson/Jones
Augustus/Wright
Moore/Zandalasini
Brunson/Kizer
Fowles/Fagbenle
...and give Miyem a bit of a vacation until she becomes financially viable.



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The Lynx have waived Camille Zimmerman.


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The Lynx have waived Camille Zimmerman.


So if they can start with 12, only two more cuts. I'd assume Wagner plus either Allleyne or Miyem.



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toad455 wrote:
Davis4632 wrote:
The Lynx have waived Camille Zimmerman.


So if they can start with 12, only two more cuts. I'd assume Wagner plus either Allleyne or Miyem.


They’re all going to be cut some time this week, but they’re going to bring one back when they can afford it.

With the heavy talk of playing Maya at PF a lot moore, it makes me think they might bring back Wagner.

Whalen might take a bunch of games off to recruit, so it wouldn’t hurt to be guard heavy. Make sense?



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Or they will pick someone better up Laughing Laughing Laughing


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http://m.startribune.com/lynx-center-lynetta-kizer-sidelined-reeve-thinks-sports-betting-might-benefit-wnba/482584041/

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It was first thought Kizer had a hamstring issue. Then a back issue. Now Reeve isn’t sure.

“We’ll know more [after the MRI],’’ she said. “They really don’t know what it is, and they’re having trouble recreating the pain. So the MRI will be very helpful.’’

Augustus' scoring drop was partly by design by Lynx
Moore targets a better opening act with Lynx this season
If this is a lingering issue it could be a problem, as there is not an obvious backup to starting power forward Rebekkah Brunson on the Lynx bench.


Oh, oh... looks like Kizer’s chronic health issues are continuing.



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Shades wrote:
toad455 wrote:
Davis4632 wrote:
The Lynx have waived Camille Zimmerman.


So if they can start with 12, only two more cuts. I'd assume Wagner plus either Allleyne or Miyem.


They’re all going to be cut some time this week, but they’re going to bring one back when they can afford it.

With the heavy talk of playing Maya at PF a lot moore, it makes me think they might bring back Wagner.

Whalen might take a bunch of games off to recruit, so it wouldn’t hurt to be guard heavy. Make sense?


I never heard anything that Whalen would have to miss any games, and Maya has to play more PF this year, because the Lynx decided to have nobody else at PF this year after Brunson, besides Kizer, who might have some injury right now.


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http://m.startribune.com/lynx-center-lynetta-kizer-sidelined-reeve-thinks-sports-betting-might-benefit-wnba/482584041/

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It was first thought Kizer had a hamstring issue. Then a back issue. Now Reeve isn’t sure.

“We’ll know more [after the MRI],’’ she said. “They really don’t know what it is, and they’re having trouble recreating the pain. So the MRI will be very helpful.’’

Augustus' scoring drop was partly by design by Lynx
Moore targets a better opening act with Lynx this season
If this is a lingering issue it could be a problem, as there is not an obvious backup to starting power forward Rebekkah Brunson on the Lynx bench.



Oh, oh... looks like Kizer’s chronic health issues are continuing.


So if they keep Kizer and she's out due to her back, the Lynx will only have Brunson, Fowles & Fagbenle in the post. Moore will be spending a lot of time at PF until they can bring back Miyem or Alleyne.



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Alleyne waived.



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That’s pretty cold cutting Wagner right before media day and I’m guessing dinner at the owners’ place is also out. Evil or Very Mad



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Shockingly, they're down to the blindingly obvious 12 that anyone with a clue thought they'd get down to from the start.



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Richyyy wrote:
Shockingly, they're down to the blindingly obvious 12 that anyone with a clue thought they'd get down to from the start.


I guess I could have said the same thing about the Dallas final 12, but I didn’t want to violate Unwritten Rule #4 like you just did.

Like I told toad earlier, I knew she was gonna get cut. But they could have included her in media day like they included Osahor last year.

One more cut coming. Can’t wait to see who it is.... wasted trip.



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Shades wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
Shockingly, they're down to the blindingly obvious 12 that anyone with a clue thought they'd get down to from the start.


I guess I could have said the same thing about the Dallas final 12, but I didn’t want to violate Unwritten Rule #4 like you just did.

Like I told toad earlier, I knew she was gonna get cut. But they could have included her in media day like they included Osahor last year.

One more cut coming. Can’t wait to see who it is.... wasted trip.


I don't get the point of having players who have little chance of making the final roster part of media day. Wagner got plently of media coverage anyways.

Reeve probably needs a look at Miyem for a couple days to help in decided whether to bring her back when they can afford to carry 12, if she is the final cut, or not, so no big deal to me.


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They also have the issue with Kizer right now. So maybe Miyem is kept and they cut Jones and bring her back later?



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They also have the issue with Kizer right now. So maybe Miyem is kept and they cut Jones and bring her back later?

Problem with that is someone might steal Jones away from them. Doubt that happens with Miyem.

ETA: Also, is Miyem even in the US yet? She might as well be the cut if she's not even there.



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Reeve probably needs a look at Miyem for a couple days to help in decided whether to bring her back when they can afford to carry 12, if she is the final cut, or not, so no big deal to me.


I realize she wants to see Miyem (even though basing a decision on a couple days practice is foolhardy at best), but what’s that to do with media day? Miyem certainly didn’t earn that honor. They didn’t have to cut anybody until Thursday.

I really like media day. They interview the players online and take questions from the (real) fans. Plus the players get professional press photos which is good for the resume and they have a presence on Getty.



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ETA: Also, is Miyem even in the US yet? She might as well be the cut if she's not even there.

Both she and Cecilia are expected back today (Tuesday).

And yeah, there is exactly zero chance they cut Jones. I don't understand how her name keeps coming up around here as someone who was/is on the cusp. The team sees her as having a promising future and are committed to her development. She is far from being expendable in their eyes.

BTW, the issue with Kizer is her sacroiliac joint. This is fixed through physical therapy and perhaps a steroid injection and is not considered a major issue, and doesn't call for any surgery. It will come down to how well she can play through discomfort.



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And yeah, there is exactly zero chance they cut Jones. I don't understand how her name keeps coming up around here as someone who was/is on the cusp. The team sees her as having a promising future and are committed to her development. She is far from being expendable in their eyes.


I think Liberty fans are secretly hoping they can get Jones for free like they got Sugar Rodgers, but I think the Lynx know better now. Smile


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I think the Lynx know better now. Smile


Yep, the Lynx always know best. That's why they flew the French post player in on Tuesday, hold Media Day on Wednesday so there's no practice, have one practice with her on Thursday before they likely cut her that night. Brilliant!



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SpaceJunkie wrote:
I think the Lynx know better now. Smile


Yep, the Lynx always know best. That's why they flew the French post player in on Tuesday, hold Media Day on Wednesday so there's no practice, have one practice with her on Thursday before they likely cut her that night. Brilliant!

I really don't understand the issue here. They are only cutting her for a few weeks at the most. Hell, their plan might even be to have her stick around and get to know her future teammates and coaches. Perhaps even have her come and observe practices. And she certainly knows all this and knows she is going to get a few weeks of rest before she is officially signed.



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I think the Lynx know better now. Smile


Yep, the Lynx always know best. That's why they flew the French post player in on Tuesday, hold Media Day on Wednesday so there's no practice, have one practice with her on Thursday before they likely cut her that night. Brilliant!

I really don't understand the issue here. They are only cutting her for a few weeks at the most.


At the most? Source?

justintyme wrote:
their plan might even be to have her stick around and get to know her future teammates and coaches.


That seems inappropriate. If you’re cut from the team, you’re cut with no ties or benefits. I don’t want to become like the do-whatever-we-want Sparks. You can go do PR for them.

justintyme wrote:
Perhaps even have her come and observe practices.


Are you talking about practice? Practice? Practice? Even if it’s deemed not inappropriate, there will be very little practice in this season where there’s a game every 2.7 days.

justintyme wrote:
And she certainly knows all this and knows she is going to get a few weeks of rest before she is officially signed.


She was officially signed on Feb 7. It’s just odd all this blind faith is being put in a player that Reeve won’t even evaluate herself ahead of time, not unlike Zandalasini. Putting a little too much faith in the whimsy of James Wade. Hopefully it won’t matter who’s in that 12th spot, but if that’s the case, there were better or more deserving choices for that spot.

There was an article where Reeve said she was nervous about screwing up. I can see why.



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At the most? Source?

http://www.startribune.com/ex-gophers-star-carlie-wagner-waived-by-lynx/482689121/

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The two moves reduced the team’s roster to the league-maximum of 12 players. But, with salary cap restrictions, the team will likely star the season with 11, adding a 12th sometime in June.


I am saying if you have a player who you know is going to be joining your team in short order, why would you not have them prepared as much as possible?

And when I said "signed", I meant re-signed after she was cut. When they would have the cap space to go to 12 players would not have been unknown to them. I am sure this was well communicated to her and she knows she will be cut for a few weeks.

And "better or more deserving"? Come on now. I love Carlie Wagner too, but everyone--including her--knew she wasn't going to make the team. It's a guard heavy roster at the moment so the 12th was going to have to be a big, and they weren't going to sign a foreign player in early February unless they intended for that player to actually be on the team.



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To finalize the roster, the Lynx waived forward Endy Miyem.



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Can the lynx pick up Larkins?


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Can the lynx pick up Larkins?


Only if they can afford her in about a month. Reeve has a 6’2 height requirement (I hope) and I’m not sure Larkins meets that.



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Can the lynx pick up Larkins?

Certainly not yet, hence the need to waive Miyem. They'd also have to wait longer to add someone like Larkins, as she'd need to be paid a pro-rated portion of the vet minimum, rather than the rookie minimum.



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