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Mitchell is a contributing writer at Zone Coverage, primarily covering the Minnesota Lynx and the WNBA. Growing up watching Kevin Garnett bang his head against the basket stanchion in his No. 21 Wolves jersey and yell like a crazy person, Mitchell quickly became a basketball junkie. He comes to Zone Coverage with over six years of experience in journalism, communications and digital fields, including five years at a newspaper covering various sports teams and a year-plus stint covering the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx as the organization's Web Editorial Associate. Follow him on Twitter @M_Hansen13.

Looking Back: The Impact of Bringing Lindsay Whalen Back Home

It was December of 2009 and the Minnesota Lynx were now a few months removed from going 14-21 overall and missing the postseason for...

Lindsay Whalen to Become First Lynx Player to Have Jersey Retired

Even though her playing career is over, Lindsay Whalen is continuing to make history in her home state of Minnesota. The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday...

Lynx Draft Collier at No. 6, Build Depth in WNBA Draft

One question going into Wednesday night’s 2019 WNBA Draft was how the Minnesota Lynx were going to replace and restore not one, but two...

Minnesota Lynx Prepare for WNBA Draft with Many Options

Wednesday could prove to be an important date to look back on when projecting and analyzing the future of the Minnesota Lynx. As the Lynx...

Lynx Hire Pierson as Assistant Coach, Promote Hopkins

The Minnesota Lynx have rounded out their assistant coaching staff ahead of the 2019 WNBA campaign. Minnesota head coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve and...

Lynx Announce Re-Signing of Larkins, Addition of Griffin

The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday afternoon that they have made two more additions ahead of the 2019 WNBA season. The organization announced that it has...

Lynx Sign Jillian Alleyne to Training Camp Roster

The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday afternoon that they have begun adding to their training camp roster ahead of the 2019 WNBA season with the...

Lynx Officially Sign Former Post Damiris Dantas

The Minnesota Lynx have continued their already busy offseason — both on and off the court — by officially signing a familiar face from...

What Lies Ahead for Lynx Amid Maya Moore News

On Tuesday, Minnesota Lynx All-Star wing Maya Moore shook the WNBA and basketball world with the news that she will not be playing professional...

Maya Moore Announces She Will Sit Out 2019 Season

Maya Moore will not be suiting up for the Minnesota Lynx during the 2019 season. After the All-Star player and Lynx wing received a franchise...