For as successful as Los Angeles was last season without a true point guard, imagine how solid the Sparks might be now with Lindsey Harding running the team.
Candace Parker did everything she could to push Minnesota to a third game. But instead of playing for her first WNBA title, the Lynx are still on their quest for a second straight.
Brittney Griner hadn't exactly been the star of Phoenix's postseason. But with 4.9 seconds left in Monday's decisive Game 3, the rookie hit the winning shot over WNBA MVP Candace Parker to send the Mercury into the Western Conference finals.