Katie Smith and Diana Taurasi aren't very different at all. They're natural-born leaders with several titles between them. But in the WNBA Finals, they'll be on opposite sides. And aren't we in for a treat?
Nobody has been able to match the Mercury consistently. And the Silver Stars likely won't, either, when they clash in the West finals.
Before the WNBA's 11th season tips off May 19, our analyst answers 10 burning questions for 2007.
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.
For the first time in All-Star Game history, the starting lineups include no WNBA originals, writes Nancy Lieberman, who looks at how each starter has improved over the years.
She has never reached for the spotlight. But soft-spoken Alana Beard and all her skills can't help but garner attention as the Mystics prepare for the playoffs.
After a slow start, Paul Westhead and the Mercury are on the cusp of their first playoff appearance since 2000.
Fans failed to vote Lisa Leslie an All-Star starter. But the Sparks' center is the midseason favorite for regular-season MVP honors.
Erin Phillips and the Sun and Ticha Penicheiro and the Monarchs stood out in the first week of the WNBA's 10th season.