Jayda Evans’ power rankings
Last week’s rankings in parentheses
Rank Team Comment
1 (1) Minnesota Devereaux Peters averaged six minutes in two games back from minor knee surgery.
2 (2) Chicago Kent’s Courtney Vandersloot suffered mild ankle sprain but will play Friday.
3 (3) Phoenix Mercury defeated Storm 81-64 on May 17; rematch is Tuesday in Phoenix.
4 (5) Atlanta French Olympian Celine Dumerc should play vs. L.A. at 4 p.m. PDT on ESPN2.
5 (4) Los Angeles Kristi Toliver returns after successful tryout overseas for Slovakian national team.
6 (6) San Antonio Kayla McBride one of 15 rookies in WNBA history to score 30 points or more in a game.
7 (7) Indiana Spokane’s Briann January has scored 20 points in three of past five games.
8 (9) Seattle Crystal Langhorne ranks second in the WNBA in field-goal shooting (67.2 percent).
9 (11) Washington Wizards’ Martell Webster (Seattle Prep) a sideline reporter for Mystics.
10 (10) New York Cut two-time WNBA champion Kara Braxton, a 6-foot-6 center.
11 (8) Tulsa Perhaps playing next four games at home will snap five-game losing skid.
12 (12) Connecticut Starting forward Kelsey Griffin out due to a stomach ailment.