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Lynx add assistant coach, video coordinator

Walt Hopkins hired as assistant coach, Annie Isler as video coordinator


Lynx hire James Wade as assistant coach, replacing Jim Petersen

James Wade, right

During his time as an assistant in San Antonio, Wade coordinated the Stars' defense and was responsible for leading individual player development.


Lynx to open preseason on May 5 at the X

There are two exhibition games, including one at Xcel Energy Center.


Lynx unveil 2017 schedule, season-opener May 14 at Xcel Energy Center

Members of the Minnesota Lynx, from left, Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus, Rebekkah Brunson and Lindsay Whalen celebrate during the second half in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals against the Los Angeles Sparks, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Lynx won 85-79. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The WNBA runners-up will play home games at Xcel Energy Center.


Postgame: Lack of late-game rebounding does in Lynx title hopes

Lynx center Janel McCarville comforted forward Maya Moore as the Lynx players waited to leave the court after Los Angeles beat the Lynx 77-76 in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals at Target 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.


With season on the line, Lynx set for Game 4 at Los Angeles

Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) on the bench in the final minute of the game with the Lynx well behind.

The Lynx need a better start tonight at Los Angeles if they are to push the WNBA Finals to a Game 5 at home.


Lynx set to take on Sparks in L.A. for WNBA Finals Game 3

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (34) and Minnesota Lynx center Janel McCarville (4) warmed up before Friday night's game at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. ] JEFF WHEELER � jeff.wheeler@startribune.com The Minnesota Lynx faced the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 3 of their WNBA Finals series Friday night, October 14, 2016 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.

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.


Moore named to all-WNBA first team; Fowles is top defensive player

Indiana Fever guard Shenise Johnson (42), from left, Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23), Indiana Fever guard Briann January (20) and Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (34) scramble for the ball during the second half.

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.


Lynx sign Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus to contract extensions

Lynx Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen celebrates on the bench

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.


Lynx will play first two home playoff games at Xcel Energy Center

Lynx stars (from left) Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen.

Target Center will be host to Cirque du Soleil during that time.


Reeve: Whalen snapped Lynx out of post-Olympic funk

Lynx Olympians Seimone Augustus, left, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen celebrated during the victory over Seattle on Sunday at Target Center.

One of Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve's favorite things is watching a game in which Lindsay Whalen has decided to set the tone.


Spanish Olympian, silver medalist Anna Cruz resigns with Lynx

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.


Augustus still sidelined with sore knee

Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33)

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.


Reeve signs off on playing Moore for Lynx-Sparks rematch

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore

Coach Cheryl Reeve said her star forward is expected to get her regular minutes against Los Angeles.


Three current Lynx players among 20 greatest in WNBA history

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..


Augustus questionable for Friday's game after concussion

Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33) was helped off the court after sustaining a head injury in the third quarter Tuesday against the Phoenix Mercury.

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve called Augustus questionable for Friday's game. If Augustus can't play, Jia Perkins would start in her place.


Lynx's Moore named Western Conference Player of the Week

The WNBA on Monday named Lynx forward Maya Moore the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played May 30 through June 5. The Player of the Week award is Moore’s second of the season and the 16th of her career.

The Lynx forward won for the second time this year and 16th time in her career.


Maya Moore named WNBA Western Conference player of the month

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23)

The Lynx guard averaged 22.3 points, 5.3 assists and 4.3 rebounds as Minnesota rolled to a 6-0 start.


Lynx remain No. 1 in Associated Press WNBA Power Rankings

Minnesota received all 14 first-place votes.


Lynx aim to stay undefeated vs. familiar foe

Indiana Fever's Briann January, top, and Minnesota Lynx's Lindsay Whalen scramble for a loose ball in the second half of Game 4 of the WNBA Finals basketball series, in Indianapolis, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) ORG XMIT: MIN2015101121352057

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.