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WNBA playoff news:

Dallas’ energy and effort shone through against Connecticut.

WNBA team news:

The Mystics had flaws, but offer plenty of promise.

Phoenix heads into the offseason after a roller coaster ride.

Brittney Griner’s detention weighed heavily on the Mercury all season.

A year of constant obstacles for Phoenix ended in the playoffs.

WNBA player news:

Why Sue Bird is the GOAT of Seattle.

She did “Sue Bird things” to keep her team alive in the playoffs.

The Biden administration doesn’t necessarily endorse Dennis Rodman’s plan to go to Russia and try to free Griner.

WNBA coach and GM news:

James Wade is the 2022 WNBA executive of the year.

Wings GM Jim Pitman expects Skylar Diggins-Smith back next year.

College coach news:

Sadie Edwards is a new assistant coach at Oregon.