MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced that Lindsay Whalen underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture of her fifth metacarpal in her left hand today at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Whalen will be sidelined indefinitely and a further update will be provided when appropriate.
The injury occurred during the third quarter of last night’s 69-54 Lynx victory over the Atlanta Dream.
The 14-year veteran started all 22 games for the Lynx this season, averaging 8.0 points (45.1%), 2.5 rebounds and a team-high 4.1 assists per game.
The Lynx play next on Sunday, August 6 against the Indiana Fever at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse. Tip-off is set for 5:00 p.m. CT and the game can be seen on NBATV and heard on BOB 106.1 FM.