Jayda Evans’ power rankings
Last week’s rankings in parentheses
Rank Team Comment
1 (1) Atlanta Franchise-best six-game win streak ended at New York despite Angel McCoughtry’s 33 points.
2 (2) Phoenix Brittney Griner dominated past two victories, averaging 27.5 points and 11 rebounds.
3 (6) Connecticut Five-game win streak best since 2012 and moved Sun from last to second in the East.
4 (3) Minnesota Center Janel McCarville might start movement in post-player passing, averages 3.5 assists.
5 (7) Tulsa Skylar Diggins continues to will team to victories; scored career-high 33 in first road win Sunday.
6 (4) Indiana Karima Christmas played well past two games, averaging 16 points, 10 above season average.
7 (5) Chicago Sylvia Fowles (knee injury) close to returning; averaged 16.3 points, 11.5 rebounds last year.
8 (9) Seattle Needs to win at Los Angeles on Tuesday to avoid being last in Western Conference standings.
9 (10) San Antonio Forget TNT, Stars have DND – Danielle Robinson and Danielle Adams hit clutch shots.
10 (11) Washington Center Stefanie Dolson suffered right knee injury in second half against Seattle.
11 (12) New York Cut Toni Young, 2013 draft choice, but she wasn’t to blame for Liberty losing five of past six.
12 (8) Los Angeles Players claim there aren’t any locker-room problems but have won only twice in June.