Playoffs, inductions and much more

WNBA playoffs:

Second round preview: Sun vs. Mercury.

X-factors to watch in Connecticut vs. Phoenix.

X-factors to watch for in Liberty vs. Mystics.

New York hopes their regular-season momentum translates into postseason success.

Mechelle says we should expect the Mercury to upset the Sun in the second round.

The under-the-radar champion Sparks are better than ever as they prepare for the playoffs.

The Lynx will rest tomorrow after three days of intense practices.

WNBA player news:

Candace Parker and Angel McCoughtry declined Women’s National Team camp invitations for different reasons.

Tina Charles received the WNBA Cares Community Assist Award for August.

Sugar Rodgers is on Around the Rim.

How Kelsey Plum found her groove.

Erica McCall is going to Hungary to play.

College player news:

Louisville transfer Brianna Lester had landed at Pepperdine.

Basketball Hall of Fame induction:

Muffet McGraw and Rebecca Lobo were inducted tonight.

They discuss progress in women’s basketball.

McGraw never dreamed she’d be a Hall of Famer.

Pat Summitt:

The Pat Summitt documentary was inspired by her influence in Iraq.