Mitchell is a contributing writer at Zone Coverage, primarily covering the Minnesota Lynx and the WNBA and the Minnesota Timberwolves and the NBA. 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 seven 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.
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Are Season Struggles and Injuries Putting A Damper On Sylvia Fowles’ Farewell Tour?
By Mitchell Hansen - Jun 22, 2022
The Minnesota Lynx came into the 2022 WNBA season intending to put together another strong season to contend for a championship. They wanted to send center Sylvia […]
After A Rough Start, What Can We Expect From the Lynx Moving Forward?
By Mitchell Hansen - Jun 9, 2022
The start to the 2022 WNBA season hasn’t gone as planned for the Minnesota Lynx. After beginning the year with an 0-4 record for the second season […]
Looking Back At Seimone Augustus’ Career In Minnesota
By Mitchell Hansen - May 26, 2022
How can one sum up the career of Seimone Augustus and the impact the legend had on the Minnesota Lynx and the WNBA? In 15 seasons, 14 […]
Can the Lynx Turn A Slow Start Into A Strong Finish In 2022?
By Mitchell Hansen - May 17, 2022
The 2022 season has not started the way the Minnesota Lynx envisioned or would have liked. A week into the new year, the Lynx stood as the […]
The Lynx Enter the 2022 Season With Title Hopes
By Mitchell Hansen - May 5, 2022
The 2022 WNBA season is finally here for the Minnesota Lynx and the 11 other teams in the league, with the regular season tipping off on Friday. […]
The Wolves Are Back and So Is Playoff Atmosphere At Target Center
By Mitchell Hansen - Apr 13, 2022
The Minnesota Timberwolves struggles for nearly a decade are well documented. Before the 2021-22 NBA season, the Wolves reached the postseason only once since 2003-04. Outside of […]
Lynx Take NC State’s Jones and Minnesota Native Sjerven In 2022 WNBA Draft
By Mitchell Hansen - Apr 12, 2022
With a majority of the 2022 roster already set in place entering the annual WNBA Draft, the Minnesota Lynx weren’t expected to make much of a splash […]
How Will the Lynx Attack 2022 WNBA Draft?
By Mitchell Hansen - Apr 5, 2022
With the calendar flipping to April, the first of many key dates in the WNBA is about to begin in advance of the start of the regular […]
Could the Wolves Beat the Warriors With Draymond Green?
By Mitchell Hansen - Mar 17, 2022
The Minnesota Timberwolves will find themselves in the playoffs for the first time since the 2017-18 season and the second time in 18 years. They’re not only […]
Where Does 2022 All-Star Weekend Rank in Wolves History?
By Mitchell Hansen - Feb 24, 2022
Last weekend, the Minnesota Timberwolves had a strong presence throughout NBA All-Star weekend in Cleveland. The Wolves were represented by Karl-Anthony Towns, Anthony Edwards, and Jaden McDaniels, […]
Sylvia Fowles Prepares For One Final Season At Home With Lynx
By Mitchell Hansen - Feb 7, 2022
For 14 WNBA seasons, Sylvia Fowles has taken the floor and established herself as one of the best players ever to take the floor in league history. […]
What Angel McCoughtry Will Bring To the Lynx In 2022
By Mitchell Hansen - Feb 3, 2022
With free agency underway in the WNBA, the Minnesota Lynx wasted no time in dipping into free agency to add to the team ahead of the 2022 […]