Interesting results tonight:
In the meantime, the Lynx held off the Storm, 73-67, to clinch the West’s top seed.
The fact that Minnesota had to fight to beat Seattle is cause for pause, as they are set to face the surging, fourth-seeded Sparks.
The second-seed Mercurial Mercury will go up against the resilient, never-say-die Shock.
I could see upsets happening in either case. It’s anyone’s game(s).
The Liberty signed guard Erica Wheeler for the rest of the season, to compensate for the loss of Brittany Boyd.
Players of the week:
Sun at Liberty
Sparks at Dream
Pretrial court proceedings against former Xavier assistant coach Bryce McKey were delayed until Friday. He has been accused of groping a player.