GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - They just missed it last year, but the Minnesota Lynx are ready to do a repeat of their 2011 WNBA title.

The team hosts the Seattle Storm at 8 p.m. Friday night at the Target Center to open the Western Conference Semi-Finals.

The Lynx came in on top of the conference, securing home court advantage throughout the playoffs.

Vice President of Communications for the Lynx and Timberwolves, Brad Ruiter joined KARE 11 Sunrise to talk about the Lynx getting game preps, and also to thank their fans that have helped support the team throughout the season.