On the Lynx
Walt Hopkins hired as assistant coach, Annie Isler as video coordinator
During his time as an assistant in San Antonio, Wade coordinated the Stars' defense and was responsible for leading individual player development.
There are two exhibition games, including one at Xcel Energy Center.
The WNBA runners-up will play home games at Xcel Energy Center.
The Lynx lost 77-76 to Los Angeles in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals, ending their bid to win a fourth championship and their second in a row.
The Lynx need a better start tonight at Los Angeles if they are to push the WNBA Finals to a Game 5 at home.
Maya Moore was named to the all-WNBA first team, and Sylvia Fowles made the second team Friday before the Lynx played Los Angeles in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.
While the two Lynx players received top honors, coach Cheryl Reeve was beaten out for Coach of the Year by Brian Agler of Los Angeles.
The two guards have led the team to three WNBA titles and the Lynx will be the No. 1 seed in this season's playoffs.
Target Center will be host to Cirque du Soleil during that time.
One of Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve's favorite things is watching a game in which Lindsay Whalen has decided to set the tone.
The guard was an integral part of last season's WNBA championship team, but opted to skip the early part of this year's schedule to prepare for the Olympics.
Seimone Augustus is suffering from a sore right knee, the team says. You can follow the play-by-play of today's game, which starts at 11:30 a.m., here.
Coach Cheryl Reeve said her star forward is expected to get her regular minutes against Los Angeles.
Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus have all been instrumental in the dynasty built by the franchise. Also cracking the top 20 is Katie Smith, an original member of the Lynx..
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve called Augustus questionable for Friday's game. If Augustus can't play, Jia Perkins would start in her place.
The Lynx forward won for the second time this year and 16th time in her career.
The Lynx guard averaged 22.3 points, 5.3 assists and 4.3 rebounds as Minnesota rolled to a 6-0 start.
Minnesota received all 14 first-place votes.
The Fever, who lost to the Minnesota in the WNBA Finals last fall, will be another major challenge tonight at Target Center for the 4-0 Lynx.