Uncertainty about her basketball future plagued Penny Taylor the past two seasons as she fought back from a knee injury. Tuesday, her pivotal performance helped put Phoenix on the brink of another WNBA title.
After the biggest stumble of her life, Diana Taurasi turned to the one thing she couldn't live without. And now, the most tumultuous hoops season of her career could end with another title.
Diana Taurasi and Candace Parker each had 28 points Wednesday. But even Taurasi probably knows Penny Taylor's presence off the Phoenix bench was bigger than both.
The Phoenix Mercury's slogan for the 2007 WNBA playoffs was "One team, one city, one goal."
WNBA president Laurel Richie gives some insight into where the league is as it finishes its 16th season -- the good and the bad.
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.
The WNBA just had a month-long break, but the playoff push will be intense from the get-go when games resume Thursday.
Diana Taurasi and Cappie Pondexter want this season to be more like 2007 -- when they won the WNBA title -- than 2008, when they didn't even make the playoffs.