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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.

Early Offensive Struggles Result in Second Straight Loss for Lynx

The struggles on the offensive side of the floor early on in the season were too much for the Minnesota Lynx to overcome on...

Lindsay Whalen Reflects on “Great Ride” with Minnesota Lynx

The past year-plus has been a whirlwind for Lindsay Whalen, but she wouldn’t trade it for anything. It all started back in April of 2018,...

Lynx Announce Jessica Shepard Has Torn ACL, Will Miss Rest of...

The Minnesota Lynx officially confirmed what many feared when rookie forward Jessica Shepard went down with a non-contact knee injury on Saturday afternoon at...

Lynx Honor Whalen with Jersey Retirement, Fall Short to Sparks

For over two decades, including for over half of her 15-year WNBA career, Lindsay Whalen gave the entire state of Minnesota and the Minnesota...

“The Mayor of Minnesota:” Lynx Praise Lindsay Whalen Ahead of Big...

Ever since she started to catch people’s attention with her level of play and joking personality in Hutchinson at a young age, Lindsay Whalen...

Lynx Hope Offense Soon Follows Early Defensive Success

Through the first handful of games in the 2019 WNBA season, the Minnesota Lynx have been one of the top defensive teams in the...

Lynx Outlast Mercury in 58-56 Win

After putting together by far their worst defensive performance of the season earlier this week against the Seattle Storm, resulting in their first loss...

Lynx Comeback Falls Short in First Loss

After an undefeated start to the opening week of the 2019 WNBA regular season, the Minnesota Lynx suffered their first loss of the season...

Lynx Mailbag: Undefeated Start, Fitting in and Roster Updates

The Minnesota Lynx enter the second week of the 2019 WNBA regular season as the last remaining undefeated team in the league. Minnesota completed the...

Lynx Displaying Dominant Defense in Undefeated Start

Perhaps one of the more surprising developments across the WNBA in the opening week of the 2019 regular season has been the undefeated start...