Posts by Lucas Seehafer

Lucas Seehafer has served as The Next's Minnesota Lynx beat writer since 2022. He is also a physical therapist practicing in southern Minnesota. His work has previously appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Forbes, FanSided, and various other websites.

Las Vegas Aces center Iliana Rupert (21) tries to block Minnesota Lynx forward Natalie Achonwa's close-range shot from behind.

What Natalie Achonwa’s pregnancy means for the Lynx

November 23, 2022

Lynx will need frontcourt help with Fowles’ retirement, Achonwa’s pregnancy

Lynx secure the No. 2 pick, further aligning the stars for a monster offseason

November 12, 2022

The Lynx are in as good a position as any team to see a significant turnaround next season.

Minnesota Lynx head coach/general manager Cheryl Reeve stands near midcourt holding a ball under her arm and laughing to Washington Mystics head coach/general manager Mike Thibault, who stands beside her.

Cheryl Reeve inks deal to return to Lynx, now with an even bigger role

November 6, 2022

Why Reeve took her time before coming back to Minnesota

Minnesota Lynx head coach/general manager Cheryl Reeve stands near midcourt holding a ball under her arm and laughing to Washington Mystics head coach/general manager Mike Thibault, who stands beside her.

A lack of buy-in doomed the Minnesota Lynx. What will the offseason bring?

August 16, 2022

‘This team, I had to accept less’

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles gets an invisible crown as she is introduced in the starting lineup before a game against the Atlanta Dream at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn., on Aug. 7, 2022. (Photo credit: John McLellan)

‘Syl gave us everything’: Inside the Minnesota Lynx’s celebration of Sylvia Fowles

August 13, 2022

The regal postgame ceremony was a fitting tribute given Fowles’ on-court accolades and off-court interests

Inside Napheesa Collier’s dramatic return to the court

August 9, 2022

‘Everything’s back to normal again’

Las Vegas Aces center Iliana Rupert (21) tries to block Minnesota Lynx forward Natalie Achonwa's close-range shot from behind.

Minnesota Lynx bench vital cog in team’s recent success

August 1, 2022

‘Our bench is everything,’ Lynx center Sylvia Fowles said after her team’s recent 84-77 win over the Los Angeles Sparks

Minnesota Lynx head coach/general manager Cheryl Reeve stands near midcourt holding a ball under her arm and laughing to Washington Mystics head coach/general manager Mike Thibault, who stands beside her.

Reeve: ‘No communication’ from WNBA over travel issues

July 20, 2022

‘I thought we deserve more respect than that’

Minnesota Lynx combo guard Rachel Banham dribbles at the slot while looking across the court, a teammate dives on a 45 cut and two Indiana Fever defenders stand in front of Banham

The Lynx may be back, and Rachel Banham is a big reason why

July 16, 2022

The role Banham has carved out accentuates her skill set and provides the Lynx with much-needed bench scoring

Why Minnesota appreciates Rebekkah Brunson so much

July 7, 2022

Rebekkah Brunson’s Impact is clear on and off the court