key lynx dates

Sunday: First practice of training camp, which will be held without four starters — Seimone Augustus, Rebekkah Brunson, Janel McCarville and Lindsay Whalen — and backup post Devereaux Peters, who are still fulfilling overseas commitments.

May 5: The team's only preseason home game vs. the Australian national team at Target Center.

May 9-11: WNBA preseason tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Walt Disney World in Orlando. Chicago, Indiana and Phoenix will also be at the tournament. The Lynx open against Phoenix.

May 16: Regular-season opener against the Mystics in Washington, D.C.

May 18: Home opener against Connecticut at Target Center.