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)