The league continues its speculative “what if” series of playoff team previews:
Three reasons why the Tulsa Shock will win the WNBA title: team of destiny, the back court, and their relentless spirit.
Three reasons why the Indiana Fever will win the WNBA title: Tamika Catchings, balance, and execution on both ends of the floor.
Three reasons the Los Angeles Sparks will win the WNBA title: Candace Parker, the front court, and Brian Agler.
Three reasons the Washington Mystics will win the WNBA title: defense, Meesseman-Dolson front court combo, and depth.
Liberty guard Candice Wiggins names her five hardest players to guard: Seimone Augustus, Jia Perkins, Skylar Diggins, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi.
Players of the week: