...as the Lynx stormed to a WNBA Championship last season, Whalen was one of the clear leaders of the team, and maybe a bit unappreciated with all of the press that Maya Moore and Siemone Augustus were getting. (Not that they didn't deserve it, but still.) Whalen is always making big plays at the end of ball games. . .a bit of an assassin, as it were.From If Minnesota Sports Met "The Avengers". . . by Christopher Gates of SB Nation Minnesota. Whalen's Avengers similarity: Black Widow.