There are always a handful of teams that really help shape the bubble come March. These are the five mid-major teams that have the best shot of getting an at-large bid if they fail to clinch an automatic berth.
Going into Wednesday's draft lottery with the best odds of winning the No. 1 pick, Washington was full of hope.Instead, Sheila Johnson and the Mystics got the No. 4 draft pick -- and a heap of disappointment.
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.