Seattle was the most dominant team in the league this season. Now, Atlanta, perhaps the WNBA's most athletic squad, stands in the way of the Storm's second championship.
New York was one of the WNBA's inaugural franchises. The Dream have been around only three seasons. One is looking to add to its history in the East finals.
It's sad and disappointing to say goodbye to a WNBA city that has produced a three-time champion. But the Shock's relocation to Tulsa reminds us that the WNBA is a business.
Like most businesses in these difficult economic times, the WNBA has been forced to cut costs and make changes. But, especially because extravagance has never been part of the WNBA, the league continues to grow despite the financial climate.