The pressure is on Seattle's defense to try and hold Minnesota's high-powered offense in check when the two collide in the Western Conference semifinals.
Connecticut had the upper hand against New York in the regular season, and their first-round playoff series should be more of the same.
San Antonio went 3-1 against Los Angeles in the regular season, but while the Sparks are hitting their stride, the Silver Stars cooled considerably this past month.
For those who think the league is a drag on the NBA, nothing could be further from the truth.
History was not on the WNBA's side 15 years ago, as a majority of women's pro leagues had failed and folded. But the WNBA is still going despite the bumps in the road.
Chicago, Hartford and the Bay Area may want teams, but they should get existing ones.
The end of the Nancy Darsch era was no surprise, writes ESPN.com's Michelle Smith. In fact, WNBA coaches have little in the way of job security.
This year's 32-game, 10-week schedule includes 103 back-to-back games. ESPN.com's Michelle Smith takes a look at how the schedule might be affecting some teams.
A year has passed since the ABL folded, and ESPN.com's Michelle Smith ponders whether women's pro basketball has taken a step forward.
ESPN.com's Michelle Smith tries to make sense of Orlando Woolridge's departure.
The longest offseason in sports has begun, and it's going to be an active one for the WNBA, writes ESPN.com's Michelle Smith.