WNBA commissioner Laurel Richie hopes the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold means more eyes will be on her league in the second half of the season and into the playoffs.
Is Sue Bird back? Can Tina Thompson take over the postseason? Are the Mystics overlooked -- or overmatched? Our expert tackles five pressing questions as the playoffs near.
Seattle's chances of repeating might rely on an Aussie post and American guard. Just not the two you're thinking of.