Round one of round one:
The Sky edged the Fever, 77-72.
The Mercury blew out the Shock, 88-55. Phoenix center Brittney Griner blocked a WNBA record 11 shots in the process.
Without a star to guide them, the Mystics will count on balance in the playoffs.
State of the WNBA:
“We thought it would have broken through by now,” he said.