Playoff intrigue

Today’s results:

The Sun put away the Mercury, 87-74, despite 29 points from Brittney Griner.

The Lynx got past the Mystics, 75-69, with 27 points from Maya Moore. It was vengeance for Minnesota.

The Sky edged the Storm, 92-88.

The Sparks topped the Wings, 87-79, behind 28 points and 12 rebounds from Nneka Ogwumike.

WNBA playoffs:

The new playoff format has pressure mounting.

What will those playoffs look like?

WNBA player news:

Nike welcomed Elena Delle Donne home from the Olympics.

Elizabeth Williams has gone from a bench warmer to a defensive anchor.

The Stars have signed Whitney Knight for the rest of the season.

WNBA GM news:

Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller is the team’s new general manager.


In tonight’s game, Phoenix center Brittney Griner became the 11th player in league history to reach 400 career blocks.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Mercury at Liberty preview.