Thursday was supposed to be different. But instead of finding their first win against Minnesota this season, the Mercury Phoenix failed to execute at both ends of the floor.
Phoenix is 0-5 against Minnesota this season. Will things be any different when they meet in the Western Conference finals?
As the WNBA regular season winds down, we take a look at which teams are headed to the postseason, which squads need to step up to secure a berth, and which stars are heating up the MVP race.
After wrapping up All-Star weekend, it's time to get back to the business of chasing a league title.
WNBA fans achieved an impressive balance between popular and productive in voting 10 players as All-Star Game starters. Elena Delle Donne became the first rookie to be the top vote-getter.
Cappie Pondexter leads a talented group of players who are expected to vie for the 2013 WNBA MVP trophy.
In a game between two of UConn's finest, Maya Moore and the Lynx bested Diana Taurasi and the Mercury.
Minnesota showed naysayers its stellar regular-season record was a sign of things to come.
Minnesota had 27 wins in the regular season and was 3-2 against Phoenix, but the Mercury know how to win when it counts -- in the postseason.
Getting on a WNBA roster is rough and finding playing time can be even rougher. Alexis Gray-Lawson counts herself as a survivor.