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Lynx opener: Title defense starts with Phoenix

The Minnesota Lynx begin their WNBA title defense against the Phoenix Mercury at Target Center. Coach Cheryl Reeve said her players won't get distracted by pregame ceremonies, which include the distribution of their championship rings.
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The Minnesota Lynx begin their WNBA title defense against the Phoenix Mercury at Target Center today. Coach Cheryl Reeve said her players won't get distracted by pregame ceremonies, which include the distribution of their championship rings.

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