Tamika Catchings and Candace Parker have withdrawn from the U.S. women's national team pool due to injuries and won't play in the world championship later this month.
Elena Delle Donne is already leaving her mark in the WNBA.
With the league's best record and a pair of MVP candidates, defending champion Minnesota is the favorite when the 2012 WNBA playoffs open Thursday.
Nnemkadi Ogwumike is excited to be staying in California.
Candace Parker didn't bother exchanging many words with Maya Moore. Instead, the Sparks' star showed the Lynx rookie what playing in the WNBA -- and overcoming obstacles along the way -- is all about.