Uncertainty about her basketball future plagued Penny Taylor the past two seasons as she fought back from a knee injury. Tuesday, her pivotal performance helped put Phoenix on the brink of another WNBA title.
Phoenix walked away with the No. 1 pick in Wednesday's WNBA draft lottery. And while it made the Mercury's day, it was the worst-case scenario for Washington, which had the best odds of winning the top pick in the lottery.
Before the most anticipated draft in WNBA history, the Mystics, Shock, Sky and Mercury hope to win the No. 1 pick -- which likely will be Baylor game-changer Brittney Griner -- in Wednesday's draft lottery.