MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has waived forward Endy Miyem. Miyem was originally signed by Minnesota on Feb. 7, 2018, waived on May 17 and re-signed on June 6.
Miyem, a 6-3 forward from Reims, France, competed in 20 contests for the Lynx this season (one start). She averaged 1.4 points per game on 32.4% shooting, while averaging 0.6 rebounds per game and 0.3 assists per game. She scored a season-high six points against Connecticut on July 15 and clocked a season-high 27 minutes against Indiana on July 11 where she dished out a season-high three assists.
Prior to being signed by Minnesota, Miyem finished her second season with the Italian club Famila Schio, where she averaged 11.9 ppg (53.3%) and 4.1 rpg in 27 LegA games along with 8.6 ppg (45.4%) and 2.9 rpg in 15 EuroLeague outings. A two-time Olympian, she was part of France’s silver-medal-winning entry at the 2012 London Games and was the team’s leading scorer (10.6 ppg) in 2016, when they placed fourth in Rio de Janeiro. She has also represented France at the FIBA World Championship for Women in both 2010 and 2014 and has played at the club level for Dynamo Kursk (Russia) and Bourges (France).