Lynx: Whalen, Brunson named All-Star reserves


Make it four All-Stars for the Minnesota Lynx.

Guard Lindsay Whalen and forward Rebekkah Brunson were named All-Star reserves for the Western Conference, the WNBA announced Tuesday.

Whalen and Brunson joined Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus, who were named starters for this weekend's All-Star Game.

Lynx head coach, Cheryl Reeve, along with assistant coaches Jim Petersen and Shelley Patterson will coach the Western Conference team.

Minnesota (13-3) closes the first half of the regular season Wednesday with a matinee game against the Phoenix Mercury. The game tips off inside Target Center at noon.

The Lynx have won 11 straight against the Mercury.

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