Now that most teams are nearly a third of the way through the season, it's time to take a look at the season's biggest storylines so far, including the struggles of the Mercury and Dream and surprising starts for Chicago and Seattle.
Candace Parker made her long-awaited return to the Sparks last week but L.A. has continued to struggle amid trying to find minutes and touches for all of its highly-touted bigs. Will things get easier for a team that has the talent to contend this year?
Kia Nurse and Asia Durr will now be the faces of Jordan Brand in the WNBA after Maya Moore decided to sit out this season. Jordan expanding its influence in the W is another promising sign at a pivotal time for the league.