It's like little Ralphie from "A Christmas Story." Everyone sets out for an A grade. But with just three teams boasting winning records at the All-Star break, most teams scored far below their expectations.
Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points and had plenty of help as the Atlanta the Dream rolled to an 85-62 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
With Angel McCoughtry, Erika de Souza and coach Michael Cooper leading the way, Atlanta looks to have the advantage in the Eastern Conference heading into the 2014 WNBA season.
With all five starters back from its 2013 championship team, Minnesota opens the league's 18th season -- which opens Friday -- as the WNBA favorite.
Many Eastern Conference teams got a makeover Monday as both veterans and draftees found new homes in the WNBA draft or via trades.
The former Detroit Pistons star is the same old Bad Boy. But while he still irritates the NBA, his edgy style is perfect for the WNBA.
Tina Charles scored 15 points, Asjha Jones had 14 and the Connecticut Sun rallied for a 66-59 victory over the New York Liberty on Friday night.
After winning only 13 games last summer, the new-look Liberty added the kind of "star power" the team has been lacking.
Anne Donovan is leaving the New York Liberty after the upcoming WNBA season to become the women's basketball coach at Seton Hall.
Shameka Christon scored 11 points, Loree Moore added 10 and the Liberty rallied in the second half for a 65-61 victory over the turnover-prone Sparks.
Betty Lennox scored 20 points, Tina Thompson had 16 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 69-60 on Thursday night.
Janel McCarville's layup with 6.4 seconds left lifted the New York Liberty to a 69-68 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night.
Mwadi Mabika scored 19 points to lead the Sparks to a 73-63 victory over New York, handing the Liberty their season-high seventh straight loss.
Loree Moore had 20 points and a career-high six steals to lead the New York Liberty to an 80-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night.
After an 0-8 start, the Mystics are winning -- and smiling - again, thanks to new coach Tree Rollins, the latest former NBA standout to join the WNBA coaching ranks.