Standish joins Perth Lynx

Wednesday June 7, 2017 by  

As the Perth Lynx continue to pursue athleticism and versatility, the club is pleased to announce the signing of Kayla Standish ahead of the 2017/18 WNBL season.

The American born Standish enjoyed a phenomenal career at Gonzaga University, leaving the school as its all-time leader in both appearances and blocks, before being selected by the Minnesota Lynx with the 19th overall pick in the 2012 WNBA Draft.

The 27-year-old then moved to Australia to continue her career in the WNBL, and signs with Perth as a permanent resident and unrestricted player. Read more

Perth Lynx qualify for WNBL Grand Final

Sunday February 28, 2016 by  

The Perth Lynx have crushed the Townsville Fire 91-72 in their major semi-final at the Townsville RSL Stadium.

The result means the Perth Lynx qualify for their first WNBL Grand Final since 1999 – and will face either Townsville or South East Queensland when the best-of-three game series begins on March 12.

Betnijah Laney had an outstanding afternoon with 23 points, six rebounds and four assists – but she certainly wasn’t alone. Read more

Perth Lynx crush Canberra Capitals

Friday December 18, 2015 by  

The Perth Lynx have crushed the Canberra Capitals 88-68 at the Bendat Basketball Centre, to go three wins clear on top of the WNBL ladder.

The result is the Lynx third straight win and extends their season win-loss record to 11 and four.

In another clinical performance, the home side showed their depth with four players finishing with double figure totals – Tessa Lavey leading the way with 18 including four threes. Read more

Whitcomb leads Lynx to victory over Dandenong

Sunday October 25, 2015 by  

The Perth Lynx have defeated the Dandenong Rangers 83-74 at the Bendat Basketball Centre in Perth. Sami Whitcomb put on a master class performance, ending the game with 36 points and six rebounds.

The Lynx came out slow in the first quarter, and after being up by four early, they went into quarter time down by six.

The second quarter was a complete turn around and the Lynx soon had a 15-point scoring streak, lead by Whitcomb and Tessa Lavey. Read more

Introducing the Perth Lynx

Thursday April 16, 2015 by  

Perth Wildcats chairman and owner Dr Jack Bendat and his family have purchased the license of Western Australia’s Women’s National Basketball League franchise.

The team, known as the West Coast Waves since 2010, will now be called the Perth Lynx, and will operate under Perth Wildcats management.

Subject to WNBL approval, the team will compete in the forthcoming WNBL Championship season. Read more