Lindsay Whalen to Enter Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

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In honor of the Great One entering the Hall of Fame, here are video highlights of Lindsay Whalen at University of Minnesota.

She accomplished:

-Four WNBA Championships (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)

-The winningest player in WNBA history (377 wins)

-2 Olympic Gold Medals (2012, 2016)

-2 World Cup Gold Medals (2010, 2014)

-5x WNBA All-Star

-All-time assists leader in WNBA playoffs; 3rd most points in playoffs

-3rd most assists and 14th most points during WNBA regular seasons

-WNBA 25th Anniversary Team

-TurkishCup (2013) and EuroCup (2014) winner

-One of the great point guards in the history of basketball, with all the intangibles of a great point guard that lifts the team and wills to win

At University of Minnesota, she was a sensation. Attendance at games skyrocketed from an average of 1,087 to 9.866 her senior year.

While at Minnesota, she led the Gophers to three straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including a Final Four. In the 2002 NCAA Tournament, Whalen was named NCAA Mideast Region MVP.

She finished as Minnesota's all-time leading scorer (5th most in Big Ten history) at the time, most games in double-digits, most points per game average, and other statistical accomplishments.

Twice she was a finalist for the Wade Trophy -- the best player in women's college basketball.

She accomplished numerous academic honors.

Lindsay Whalen is originally from Hutchinson, Minnesota.

Honoring you, Whalen!

Honoring the Great One.

 
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Congratulations Lindsay. I agree that you nailed your HOF speech. You made Gopher Land and basketball fans proud. You are a good inspiration to young kids and hopefully, they will become Gophers.
 








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