I... I didn't have to worry about us choking the lead away? What mad world is this?
With their next win, the Seattle Storm will clinch a spot in the 2011 WNBA Playoffs, with a likely first round matchup with a Phoenix Mercury that they've dominated for two years. But they'll still have plenty to play for in the regular season.
With every team in action tomorrow night and the regular season coming to a close, the 2011 WNBA Playoff race is only becoming more exciting.
The Minnesota Lynx haven't done it yet. Obviously a win over the Los Angeles Sparks tomorrow would put them in. But what about multiple ties?
Although it's reasonable to be reluctant about relying too heavily on a sample of four playoff games, Atlanta's transformation has been so dramatic as to not take it lightly and they might give the Storm more of a challenge than most observers might think.