After being out of the WNBA for two years, Erlana Larkins was just trying to lock up a job back in May. Now, she's trying to help Indiana finish one and could have a big impact on Game 3 of the East finals.
Plenty of change -- a franchise lost and a franchise moved, for instance -- has taken place since last season. But an old favorite, defending champ Phoenix, helps tip off the league's 14th season Saturday.
Like most businesses in these difficult economic times, the WNBA has been forced to cut costs and make changes. But, especially because extravagance has never been part of the WNBA, the league continues to grow despite the financial climate.