Jayda Evans’ WNBA power rankings
Last week’s rankings in parentheses
Rank Team Comment
1 (4) Atlanta Ludacris in attendance as Dream pummeled Chicago for largest win in team history (38 points).
2 (1) Minnesota Defending champs host Phoenix on Sunday on ESPN2 in rematch of Western Conference finals.
3 (3) Phoenix Candice Dupree not talked about much, but is shooting 54.3 percent from field.
4 (2) Chicago Sky lost games against Los Angeles and Atlanta; home game vs. Seattle a must-win.
5 (5) Los Angeles Reigning MVP Candace Parker hampered by a left ankle injury as team struggles.
6 (7) Indiana Lin Dunn, who’s retiring, will be inducted into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday.
7 (8) Seattle Final leg of 10 of 13 games away from home starts with back-to-back at Chicago and Indiana.
8 (6) San Antonio Seeing double? Plays Seattle and Los Angeles twice apiece in upcoming four games.
9 (9) Washington Honored for UConn title, Stefanie Dolson stumbled off platform, consoled by President Obama.
10 (10) New York Spanish rookie Anna Cruz becoming a fan favorite with instant offense and passing ability.
11 (11) Tulsa Skylar Diggins as hot as her swimsuit spread in Essence; top 10 in points (17.3) and assists (6.3).
12 (12) Connecticut Top pick Chiney Ogwumike consistent, shooting 50.4 percent from field. Sun? Not as consistent.