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Jayda Evans’ power rankings
Last week’s rankings in parentheses
Rank Team Comment
1 (3) Minnesota (5-0) Maya Moore’s string of 30-point games ended but Lynx still win.
2 (4) Chicago (4-1) All-Star Epiphanny Prince activated after excused absence.
3 (1) Phoenix (2-1) Shay Murphy started #BLTMovement: Buy (a stranger) Lunch on Thursdays.
4 (2) Los Angeles (2-1)

Nneka Ogwumike scored 11 points in return from back injury.

5 (5) Atlanta (2-2) Celine Dumerc expected soon after team lost in French league finals.
6 (7) San Antonio (2-2)

Davellyn Whyte suffered season-ending ACL tear in right knee.

7 (6) Indiana (1-3)

Erlana Larkins had franchise-record 22 rebounds in victory Sunday.

8 (8) Tulsa (0-2) New season, same close defeats. Two are by combined five points.
9 (9) Seattle (1-3) Alysha Clark will stay in starting lineup against New York on Tuesday.
10 (10) New York (1-2) Not good when marketing pitch is Sue Bird’s return to MSG on Tuesday.
11 (11) Washington (1-2)

Winless at home but plays next six out of eight games at home.

12 (12) Connecticut (1-3)
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Katie Douglas returns to Indiana on Thursday; left Fever via free agency.

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