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Roster Review | Rachel Banham

From Lakeville North High School to the University of Minnesota, and now the Minnesota Lynx, guard Rachel Banham’s Minnesota homecoming to don a Lynx jersey has been special. Banham’s first year with the blue and gray came during the 2020 “Bubble” season in Bradenton, Fla. due to the COVID-19 pandemic....
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After "Tough" Week On the Waiver Wire, Rachel Banham Is Happy to Be Back With Lynx

Rachel Banham realized her dream of playing for the Minnesota Lynx when she was acquired via trade last year after spending her first three years in the league with the Connecticut Sun. This summer, the Lakeville native and University of Minnesota alum began her second season in Minnesota living out that dream. But Banham was waived on June 28, with both sides hoping to reunite if or when she cleared waivers.
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'It was gross': After anxious week, Rachel Banham back with Minnesota Lynx

MINNEAPOLIS - Rachel Banham has never been happier to be back in a Minnesota Lynx jersey, practicing with her teammates at Mayo Clinic Square on Monday. The Lynx were in Phoenix last Saturday, and all Banham could do was sit and watch her former teammates on TV. That’s right, former teammates. Earlier in the week, due to a myriad of injuries and a dire salary cap situation, the Lakeville native was waived.
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After a couple of anxious days, Rachel Banham happy to be back with Lynx

Rachel Banham left the Minnesota Lynx’s practice facility last Monday and immediately went to her parents’ home. She was not looking forward to the next couple of days. Banham was informed by Lynx coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve the day before that she would be waived for salary-cap reasons. Reeve explained the plan: for Banham to clear waivers and then re-sign with Minnesota. So the communication was sound. But the wait wouldn’t be easy.
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Rachel Banham glad to be back with the Lynx

Even though she understood the process, knew she was likely to return and realized the situation the Lynx were in, that doesn't mean the past week wasn't hard for Rachel Banham. Re-signed Monday for the rest of the season, Banham was back at practice Tuesday as the Lynx prepared for...
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Lynx Re-Sign Guard Rachel Banham

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – Minnesota Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve today announced the team has re-signed guard Rachel Banham for the remainder of the season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Banham will be available for Wednesday’s home game against the Dallas Wings on July 7 at Target Center.
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Lynx re-sign Lakeville-native Rachel Banham

Banham has been signed for the remainder of the season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 27-year-old will be available to play for Wednesday's home game against the Dallas Wings. The guard rejoins Minnesota after appearing in 14 games this season with the franchise and...
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Lynx Waive Guard Rachel Banham

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – Minnesota Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve today announced the team has waived guard Rachel Banham. Banham saw action in 14 contests with Minnesota this season. In 11.5 minutes per game, she held averages of 4.4 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists. She saw her best game of the season in the June 6th contest against Atlanta, where she tallied a season-high 13 points, shooting a perfect 5-of-5 from the field, including 3-of-3 from deep.
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Lynx waive former Gophers star Rachel Banham

On the day WNBA contracts become guaranteed for the remainder of the season, the Lynx were forced to make a tough decision, and the team waived Rachel Banham. That could clear the way for Minnesota to sign starting point guard Layshia Clarendon, initially signed via a hardship waiver earlier this season, to a rest-of-year deal.
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Lynx waive Gopher legend Rachel Banham

The Minnesota Lynx announced on Monday that they have waived guard Rachel Banham, ending a homecoming for the Lakeville native and Gopher legend. Banham had a legendary career at the University of Minnesota where she scored 3,093 career points ranking first in Gopher and Big Ten history and sixth in NCAA history.
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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Lynx waive Rachel Banham to clear salary cap room, with hope of re-signing her

The combination of injuries, the desire to sign Layshia Clarendon to a deal that would carry them through the end of the season and the harsh realities of the WNBA salary cap have pushed the Minnesota Lynx into some cap-related moves. The Lynx waived guard Rachel Banham on Monday. According...
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Rachel Banham goes off for five triples in Lynx preseason victory

One thing is for sure coming out of the Lynx’s preseason finale: Rachel Banham is ready for the regular season to get rolling. Finally playing at Target Center in front of home fans after signing with Minnesota last season, the Lakeville native and Gophers product scored a game-high 23 points, splashing five triples in Minnesota’s 79-68 victory over Washington.
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Duluth News Tribune

Rachel Banham ready to pick up where she started last season for Lynx

Rachel Banham had the ball in her hands at most times during her historic run at the University of Minnesota. She was the go-to scorer, and also the playmaker. “It’s always funny, I feel like everybody I talk to doesn’t know I played point,” Banham said. “I’ve been playing point my entire life.”
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