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Tina Thompson retires on her terms

Updated: September 25, 2013, 1:28 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

TACOMA, Wash. -- After Minnesota beat the Seattle Storm 58-55 Sunday afternoon, the Lynx asked the league's all-time scoring leader if she would honor them by posing for a team photo with them. This is not the way teams generally celebrate sweeping a first-round playoff series. But then, teams don't usually end opponent's careers that are as old as the very league in which they play.

"It was a bigger-than-basketball moment,'' Lynx forward Maya Moore said. "We have so much respect ...

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