We take a look at the five biggest questions facing the eight teams -- including five with losing records -- in the WNBA playoffs.
It began with her WNBA coach Dan Hughes putting in a good word with Gregg Popovich -- perhaps Becky Hammon could peek her head into a few Spurs practices, he wondered. A year later, Hammon is a groundbreaking sports coach. How did that happen?
From the Lynx's quest to repeat to Tina Charles' performance back home with a new team in New York, we detail the top 10 storylines to follow as the WNBA's 18th season opens Friday.
With its star-studded roster largely intact, defending WNBA champion Minnesota remains the favorite in a competitive Western Conference.