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WNBA: Analysis

Aces suffer first Finals defeat as Sun bottle up Chelsea Gray

Chelsea Gray has been on fire for weeks, and the Sun finally figured out a way to cool her off.

Looking back on the 2019 Finals

The last time the Connecticut Sun reached the Finals was in 2019. They lost the series in five games, but what went wrong? Let’s take a trip down memory lane.

Las Vegas’ small lineup was the key to evening the WNBA semifinals

The Aces busted out their trump card in Game 2 to tie the series before heading to Seattle.

Four takeaways from the Aces’ first-round win

Las Vegas comfortably advanced to the WNBA semifinals with two easy wins over the depleted Phoenix Mercury.

Cappie Pondexter returns West

Cappie Pondexter makes her return to the West, not in Phoenix purple but LA gold.

In search of redemption: Lynx get revenge

Minnesota’s veterans knew last season they let the title slip away — this season they secured the trophy.

Real Talk: Analysis of Game 5

Listen to this live breakdown of what happened in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals.

Film breakdown of Minnesota’s huge Game 4 win

Listen to guest head coach walk us through important plays from Game 4 of the WNBA Finals.

What happened to LA tonight?

The Lynx made the Sparks uncomfortable all night, how did they do it?

On the brink

With their season on the line, the Lynx imposed their will on the boards and established their frontcourt en route to forcing a deciding Game 5 in Minnesota.

Lynx bully Sparks on their home court

The Minnesota Lynx were not going to let the Los Angeles Sparks embarrass them two games in a row, forcing a Game 5 with a 80-69 whomping.

Film session: Plays from Game 3

Listen to guest WNBA coach breakdown specific plays in Game 3 which helped LA win the game.

Game 4 comes down to sheer will

While Minnesota fights for survival, Los Angeles looks to clinch their fourth title at home.

A Sparkling defensive performance   

In a critical Game 3, Los Angeles’ defense was a huge difference maker.

Film Study: Breaking down plays

Listen to guest head coach breakdown key plays from Game 2 of the WNBA Finals.

Fowles full of fury

In a needed win for Minnesota, MVP Sylvia Fowles owned the glass.

Sparks' flame extinguished in Lynx Game 2 win

The Minnesota Lynx stormed out the locker room to prove a point, and prove it they did in a 70-68 Tuesday night win to even the series at one a piece.

Gray Power: Strong start, finish rescues LA

The Sparks were up by 26 but then Minnesota roared back. However, LA relied on late-game heroics to win.

WNBA Finals: Video breakdown

What offensive or defensive sets might be seen in the Finals that’ll be key for the teams?

What will help get the crown?

Evenly matched on paper, what will be a major contributor in order for either team to win?

Lynx, Sparks engage in epic rematch

In the first Finals rematch since 2000, the Lynx and Sparks face off for a historic fourth title.

Dynasty on the line

The defending champion, Los Angeles Sparks, talked all things preparation, mentality, and rivalry heading into Game 1.

What happened to Phoenix?

Since winning its last title, Phoenix can’t advance past the semis, what happened this year?

Minnesota sweeps Washington, ‘bolts’ to WNBA Finals — again

Minnesota preyed on Washington’s declining stamina in the 81-70 victory to reach their sixth WNBA Finals in seven years.

Dynamic duo: Fowles, Whalen take over

In a physical and back and forth contest, Sylvia Fowles and Lindsay Whalen came up big.

Champions do hard things

Trailing by as many as eight points, a resilient Sparks team used a game-changing third quarter to turn things around and clinch a Game 1 win.

The bells — and (many) whistles of LA-Phoenix

Despite a high amount of fouls called, the Sparks found a way to push through.

The chase for 4

With three teams poised to tie the all-time mark for WNBA championships, we ask who is the greatest team of them all.

Tone setters: Mercury takes over in 2nd half

Early in the game, Connecticut was having its way – then Phoenix tilted the speed of the contest.

Perfect time to shine

Typically reserves, Yvonne Turner and Leilani Mitchell as starters were huge in Phoenix’s win.

Rebounding, defense carry Mystics forward

With intense defense & the will to rebound, Washington outlasted Dallas to keep its season going.

Preview: Who will win the WNBA title?

The post-season playoff field is set, which team will be the 2017 WNBA Champions?