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The Minnesota Lynx on Thursday locked down a legend, signing coach Cheryl Reeve to a multiyear extension.

Reeve also is transitioning from general manager to president of basketball operations in addition to her coaching responsibilities.

“Cheryl’s impactful leadership on and off the court has guided the Lynx for more than a decade and I’m thrilled that she is returning," said Lynx owner Glen Taylor in a release. “[Her] devotion to growing the game and our league is extraordinary."

Over the last 13 seasons, Minnesota has won 281 regular-season games under Reeve, the most wins in the WNBA since 2010. Reeve's 41 career playoff victories are the most in league history and her .661 (41-21) winning percentage in the playoffs ranks first, as well.

With Reeve at the helm, the Lynx have won four WNBA championships (2011, '13, '15, '17). In 2011, Reeve was named the WNBA Coach of the Year after leading Minnesota to a league-best 27-7 record. She also won two titles with the former Detroit Shock in 2006 and 2008 as an assistant.

"I appreciate the confidence that Glen and Becky Taylor have shown in me through the years and am excited to have the opportunity to continue to lead the Lynx organization into the future,” Reeve said. “Minnesota has been a great home to me and my family and I simply love being a part of the Twin Cities community. The Lynx fanbase is the best in all of the WNBA and I look forward to building on the successes we have had as an organization.”

Reeve was tabbed as head coach of the USA Basketball Women's National Team in 2021. She led the squad to a gold medal in the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 in Australia, securing a bid to the 2024 Paris Olympics.

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