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.
Competing against men in practice is a great tool to help women -- from starters to the last player off the bench -- improve their games. Taking that away would be like removing tackling dummies from football practice.
Nobody is playing better defensively than the Monarchs right now. And that's a key reason our expert is picking Sacramento to upset L.A. in the WNBA West finals.
Can the Sun overcome the loss of Katie Douglas? Are Ruth Riley and rebounding the X-factors for Detroit? Our analyst breaks down the East finals.
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.
Indiana's hopes of beating Connecticut in the East finals rest on Tully Bevilaqua's ability to defend Lindsay Whalen.
Indiana's defense must look to limit New York's hot 3-point shooting in the first round of the playoffs.
Will Sacramento's athletic frontcourt or Seattle's systematic halfcourt offense prevail in the Western Conference finals?
New York hopes to ride its 3-pointers past Connecticut's flashy passing and solid transition game.
Two of the hottest teams in the league clash in a first-round playoff series in the East.
Detroit's nerves, and some great defense from Mwadi Mabika, led to an L.A. rout in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
Great players must be able to take their game to a higher level in the playoffs. And when they don't, it often has great consequences.
With Houston hobbling into the playoffs, confidence and defense are the keys for Sacramento.
The ESPN analyst says L.A.'s experience and inside game might be too much for Minnesota.
This season's playoff race is more compelling and competitive than ever.