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  1. Leading roles come naturally for Smith, Taurasi

    Nancy Lieberman

    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?

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2007
  2. Strong second half gives Shock their second title

    Nancy Lieberman

    After a sluggish start Saturday, Detroit played tough defense and took care of the ball in the second half to come from behind and win its second title in four seasons.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2006
  3. Athleticism gives Shock the edge in finals

    Nancy Lieberman

    Detroit's athleticism and extreme confidence right now give the Shock the edge in the WNBA Finals over defending champion Sacramento.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2006
  4. Sun balance, rebounding and Riley are keys in series

    Nancy Lieberman

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2006
  5. Fans voted for favorites, not the season's best

    Nancy Lieberman

    When fans voted for the WNBA All-Stars, it's clear their favorite players, not this season's best, got the nod.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2006
  6. Sacramento sitting in good position for Game 3

    Nancy Lieberman

    With the series tied at one game apiece and the next two games at Arco Arena, Sacramento sits in a good position to win its first WNBA title.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2005
  7. Hobbled Whalen misses Game 2

    Nancy Lieberman

    An hour before Game 2 of the WNBA Finals tipped off, Sun officials said point guard Lindsay Whalen would not play Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2005
  8. Derevjanik will start in Whalen's place

    Nancy Lieberman

    Lindsay Whalen has been diagnosed with a fractured tibia in her left leg and is not expected to play in Wednesday's Game 1 or Thursday's Game 2.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2005
  9. Penicheiro optimistic she'll play in finals

    Nancy Lieberman

    After missing both games of the West finals because of a severely sprained ankle, Monarchs point guard Ticha Penicheiro is hopeful she'll return to the court for the WNBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2005
  10. Storm vs. Sun

    Nancy Lieberman

    Seattle and Connecticut, two very similar teams, both seek their first league title when the WNBA Finals open Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2004
  11. Free throws help Detroit win best finals ever

    Nancy Lieberman

    In the best WNBA Finals in history, the Shock's free throws helped lead the way to Tuesday's victory.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2003
  12. L.A. played great, but Detroit sabotaged self with nerves

    Nancy Lieberman

    Detroit's nerves, and some great defense from Mwadi Mabika, led to an L.A. rout in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2003
  13. Shock athleticism makes L.A. threepeat tough feat

    Nancy Lieberman

    Detroit matches up with Los Angeles better than any other team in the league.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2003
  14. L.A. defense wins Game 2; Ticha key for Monday

    Nancy Lieberman

    Sacramento needs point guard Ticha Penicheiro, injured in Game 2, on the floor in the decisive game in the West on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2003
  15. Can tested Liberty overcome high-flying Sparks?

    Nancy Lieberman

    The WNBA Finals are a matchup between Hollywood's stars and the best of the Big Apple.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2002
  16. Monarchs emerge as favorite in West

    Nancy Lieberman

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2006