Lynx finalize roster, waive Chinese forward Shao Ting

The Minnesota Lynx waived Chinese forward Shao Ting on Friday, trimming their 2017 roster to 11 players.

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Ting signed with the Lynx less than a month ago after spending four seasons in the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association, winning back-to-back league titles with Beijing.

The 6-foot forward averaged 12.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game last season.

Minnesota’s roster now stands at 11, and includes eight players from last year’s team: starters Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus, Rebekkah Brunson, Sylvia Fowles and Lindsay Whalen, as well as Natasha Howard, Jia Perkins and Renee Montgomery.