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A conversation with Cheryl Reeve: Lynx coach muses about 2017 season

“We know we have to be better than we were last year,” Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve says. “That fuels us.”

Sunday the Lynx will begin training camp with the goal of winning a fourth league title in seven years. They've been here before, winning a title every other year since 2011.

Lynx to-do list for successful 2017 WNBA season

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (34) and guard Seimone Augustus (33) were dejected after their team’s 77-76 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks in game five of the WNBA championships Thursday. ] (AARON LAVINSKY/STAR TRIBUNE) aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com The Minnesota Lynx play the Los Angeles Sparks in game five of the WNBA championships on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. ORG XMIT: MIN1610202156513082

In the compressed WNBA season, keeping the Lynx's best and most experienced players healthy might be the team's most important goal.


Lynx 2017 schedule

The Lynx open the regular season vs. the Chicago Sky at Xcel Energy Center on May 14.


Lynx training camp roster

Sunday the Lynx will begin training camp with the goal of winning a fourth WNBA title in seven years.


Minnesota Lynx: Key dates leading up to the season opener

Lynx training camp opens Sunday.


Lynx sign Chinese Olympic player Shao Ting to contract

Shao and Lynx center Sylvia Fowles have led Beijing to two consecutive Chinese professional league titles.


Ex-Hopkins star Coffey to San Antonio with fifth pick in WNBA draft

Northwestern's Nia Coffey, of Hopkins, is the first Wildcats player to be taken in the first round of the WNBA draft.


Lynx select Baylor guard Alexis Jones in first round of WNBA draft

Jones averaged 13.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game as a senior and was an Associated Press honorable mention all-America as well as a first-team all-Big 12 pick.


Lynx get second-team All America center Osahor in deal with Chicago

Forward/center Chantel Osahor will battle for a spot on the team's roster after being acquired the day after she was taken in the second round of the WNBA draft.


Lynx picks in 2017 WNBA draft

A closer look at all three picks: Alexis Jones, Lisa Berkani and Tahlia Tupaea.


Kelsey Plum goes No. 1 in WNBA draft

Kelsey Plum went first in the WNBA draft Thursday. Then, South Carolina took over.


2017 WNBA draft results

All 36 picks from Thursday night's draft.


Amir Coffey on sister Nia taken No. 5 in WNBA draft: 'Hard work pays off'

Nia Coffey, taken in the WNBA Draft on Thursday, achieved a dream she shared with her siblings, including Gophers freshman Amir Coffey


Lynx hoping to take player in WNBA draft they can develop

With a veteran lineup already in place, the Lynx this week aren't shying away from drafting a player they'll need to groom.


WNBA Draft Preview

Minnesota has the final pick in each of the three rounds, No. 12 overall, No. 24 and No. 36.


WNBA Draft Order: Round 1

San Antonio owns the first pick Thursday night; the Lynx draft last in the first round.


WNBA draft set for Thursday; San Antonio holds No. 1 pick

Ruth Riley's phone has been ringing constantly over the past week. It will only get busier over the next 24 hours.


Former Hopkins star Coffey likely to be top 10 pick in WNBA draft

Nia Coffey ended her four-year basketball career at Northwestern with her name all over the program's list of records.


WNBA Draft 2017: Minnesota Lynx draft order, team needs, mock drafts

The Lynx can turn to the WNBA Draft for an infusion of youth for an aging roster.