Storm Reign Supreme in the West
Seattle used a 20-0 second-half run, Lauren Jackson's 27 points and Sue Bird's playoff-record 14 assists to put away Sacramento 82-62 Tuesday in Game 3 of the West finals. The Storm will take on the Connecticut Sun in WNBA Finals 2004.
Schedule: By day, By series | Prime Time Performers

It's a Fact: Sun Rise in the East
Taj McWilliams-Franklin scored 18 points Sunday, helping Connecticut earn a 60-57 Game 2 win over New York and a spot in WNBA Finals 2004. The Sun host the opener Friday (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2).

Whalen and Thibault Chat It Up
Having clinched their first ever trip to the Finals, Connecticut Sun rookie Lindsay Whalen chatted with fans on Tuesday afternoon, followed by coach Mike Thibault who answered questions and talked a little hoops on Wednesday. Playoff Click and Roll
Gm. 1: CON 61, NY 51
Gm. 2: CON 60, NY 57
(Connecticut wins series 2-0)
Gm. 1: SAC 74, SEA 72 (OT)
Gm. 2: SEA 66, SAC 54
Gm. 3: SEA 82, SAC 62
(Seattle wins series 2-1)
Gm. 1: WAS 67, CON 59
Gm. 2: CON 80, WAS 70
Gm. 3: CON 76, WAS 56
(Connecticut wins series 2-1)
Gm. 1: SAC 72, LA 52
Gm. 2: LA 71, SAC 57
Gm. 3: SAC 73, LA 58
(Sacramento wins series 2-1)
Gm. 1: NY 75, DET 62
Gm. 2: DET 76, NY 66
Gm. 3: NY 66, DET 64
(New York wins series 2-1)
Gm. 1: SEA 70, MIN 58
Gm. 2: SEA 64, MIN 54
(Seattle wins series 2-0)

Playoffs in Pictures
From buzzer-beaters to bad breaks to champions dethroned, check out the first round and conference finals galleries.
Time Out with Seattle's Adia Barnes
Bethany Donaphin: The making of a hero in New York
Vote: Round one top plays | Secret strong plays

Playoff Player Mailboxes
Prior to the first round, several WNBA players answered fans emails on a variety of topics, from favorite teammates to who they think will win it all.
Conference Finals Previews: Meyers | Lieberman
Ann Meyers' First Round Breakdown | Bird's impact

Playoffs Through the Years
Re-live all the excitement of the WNBA playoffs past with year-by-year recaps, photo galleries and video highlights.
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Bud Light Playoff Trivia
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Whalen Chat
With the Sun in the WNBA Finals, Connecticut rookie superstar Lindsay Whalen chatted with fans on Tuesday.
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