Most WNBA teams made draft picks Monday that made sense and helped fill a need in their current rosters.
Tiffany Jackson scored a career-high 21 points and the New York Liberty set a franchise scoring record with a 105-72 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.
Penny Taylor scored 31 points to lead four Phoenix players in double figures and the Mercury beat the New York Liberty 97-86 Thursday night.
Will Tamika Catchings return? Can overachieving New York knock off the defending champ? Can Seattle outshoot Phoenix? Our expert tackles the key questions of each first-round playoff matchup.
Diana Taurasi scored 29 points to help the Phoenix Mercury hand the New York Liberty their seventh straight loss, 80-70 on Sunday night.
Phoenix 94, New York 88 (OT)