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Whalen leading the Lynx into the Finals

Lindsay Whalen is the floor general for the Minnesota Lynx. She played the same role leading the Golden Gophers to the 2004 Final Four. Now she's ready to lead the Lynx to a WNBA title.
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Lindsay Whalen is the floor general for the Minnesota Lynx. She played the same role leading the Golden Gophers to the 2004 Final Four. Now she's ready to lead the Lynx to a WNBA title.

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