WNBA rankings

Aug 12 2011 - 5:20pm

Seattle Times reporter Jayda Evans ranks the WNBA teams:

Ranking Team, record Comment

1. (1) Minnesota (16-4) Nine-game win streak will be tested with four of next five games on road.

2. (2) Indiana (15-7) Wonder what former guard Tully Bevilaqua will do in return Tuesday?

3. (7) Connecticut (13-7) Sun finally learned how to win on road, going 2-1 on Western swing.

4. (3) Seattle (12-9) Rivals Top Pot for daily turnovers with league season-high-tying 29 on Sunday.

5. (5) New York (12-9) Playing ESPN2 Game of the Week vs. Seattle at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

6. (6) San Antonio (12-8) F Sophia Young needs to be more aggressive if team is to win.

7. (4) Phoenix (11-9) Brass unsure if lopsided Kara Braxton trade good or bad. Uh, bad.

8. (8) Chicago (10-12) Impressive win against Indiana, but trip to Connecticut up next.

9. (9) Atlanta (9-11) Snapped three-game skid with defense, now embarks on four-game road trip.

10. (10) Los Angeles (7-13) Don't be stunned if Shock defeats Sparks at Staples Center on Tuesday.

11. (11) Washington (4-14) Surprise win against New York is flicker of hope for future.

12. (12) Tulsa (1-19) Coach Teresa Edwards gets respite with Hall of Fame induction on Friday.

(Last week's ranking)

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