Playoffs

Washington Mystics point guard Natasha Cloud high-fives her teammates as she is introduced in the starting lineup before a game against the Seattle Storm at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on July 30, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

‘Warrior’ Natasha Cloud can’t save Washington Mystics from painful playoff exit

By Jenn Hatfield / August 23, 2022

‘They were just a little bit better all the way around’

Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins kneels on the court after failing to prevent an errant pass from going out of bounds.

Film room: How the Storm defense stonewalled the Mystics in Game 1

By Em Adler / August 20, 2022

There truly are no answers for the Storm defense

Members of the Seattle Storm walk down the court from their bench towards the locker room for halftime. Sue Bird jogs in front, with Jewell Loyd and Breanna Stewart looking tired as they walk behind her, and the rest of the team is visible a bit behind them.

‘Peak at the right point’: Seattle Storm enter the playoffs as strong title bet

By Em Adler / August 18, 2022

The Seattle Storm are playing their best basketball of the season as they head into the playoffs

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles stands in warmup gear holding her hand up to wave to the crowd while holding a card and small basket in her other hand, as Connecticut Sun President Jennifer Rizzotti stands to her right holding a microphone at chest level, and Mohegan Sun Elder Beth Regan stands to her right, speaking into a handheld microphone and gesturing towards the crowd.

Daily Briefing — Aug. 15, 2022: I will never forgive Curt Miller

By Em Adler / August 15, 2022

Everything you need to know about the 2022 WNBA playoff schedule

Locked on Women's Basketball podcast thumbnail for the 2022 Mystics playoff preview featuring a picture of Washington's Alysha Clark

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Mystics playoff preview

By The Next / August 12, 2022

Host Missy Heidrick is joined by Washington Mystics beat reporter Jenn Hatfield to discuss the team as the 2022 WNBA playoffs approach

Minnesota Lynx off-ball guard Kayla McBride holds the ball at the top of her dribbles while looking upcourt, while defenders' limbs reach out towards her

Daily Briefing — Aug. 11, 2022: New York, Minnesota move into playoff position

By Em Adler / August 11, 2022

Choose your own playoff adventure tool inside!