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WNBA power rankings
WNBA power rankings Seattle Times reporter Jayda Evans ranks the WNBA teams: Ranking (*) Team (Record) Comment 1. (1) San Antonio (15-5) Has league-best 11-game win streak. Becky Hammon tries for silver trophy. 2. (3) Minnesota (17-4) Playing at Seattle to begin ESPN2's post-Olympics game of the week series. 3. (2) Connecticut (16-5) Signed 10-year veteran guard Kara Lawson to three-year contract extension. 4. (4) Los Angeles (16-6) Riding six-game winning streak, the Sparks' longest in three years. 5. (5) Indiana (12-7) Tamika Catchings named Easter Conference player of the week for 17th time. 6. (6) Seattle (10-11) Final 13 games to get Australian Olympian Lauren Jackson acclimated. 7. (8) Atlanta (10-11) Brazilian center Erika de Souza added boost to Angel McCoughtry's health. 8. (9) New York (7-13) Split home-and-home stand with East-leading Connecticut. 9. (7) Chicago (8-11) Lost in overtime vs. Washington on Sunday, risking team's first playoff spot. 10. (11) Washington (5-16) Big win in overtime against New York on Sunday. Playoffs still possible. 11. (10) Tulsa (3-17) Liz Cambage now being called Slambage and Dunk-Lahoma. 12. (12) Phoenix (4-17) Diana Taurasi still out of WNBA play since May. Latest is dental procedure. * ranking before Olympic break
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