More possible playoff scenarios

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.

For fun:

Liberty guard Candice Wiggins names her five hardest players to guard: Seimone Augustus, Jia Perkins, Skylar Diggins, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi.


Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen will rejoin the Lynx in time for the playoff opener Friday.

Renee Montgomery has thrived with increased playing time this season.


Point guards Briann January and Courtney Vandersloot will face off in the playoffs and maybe in Rio.

Indiana looks to alter their recent trend against the Sky.


The unstoppable Elena Delle Donne.


Tina Charles talks playoffs.


Diana Taurasi bought 333 tickets for fans for each of the team’s home playoff games.


The Mystics will soon have a new playing home.


Ramu Tokashiki’s rookie season was successful.

Players of the week:

Kelsey Bone for the East and Monique Currie for the West.

College news:

The WNBA draft lottery will determine the future of UConn forward Breanna Stewart.

President Obama honored the Huskies at the White House today.Transcript.

Former Alabama assistant coach Terry Nooner will serve in that capacity at Maryland.