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.
The WNBA just had a month-long break, but the playoff push will be intense from the get-go when games resume Thursday.
Silver Spurs are the surprise 'buzz' team as the Olympics brings a month-long halt to the WNBA. Will the time off help or hurt?
Every team in the WNBA's Eastern Conference has some definite positives. But it's unclear who really might be the best.
Opponents the rest of the season, Tamika Catchings and All-Star MVP Cheryl Ford joined forces Sunday to lead the East to its second straight victory.
Seven players aged 34 or older are spread among the four remaining playoff teams. And as some of the league's most respected payers, it's nice to see them having a chance to win their first WNBA title.