Playoff Clinch By The Numbers

1 – San Antonio clinched its playoff spot with its best overall record in franchise history through the first 23 games, 17-6

2.0 – San Antonio is currently 2.0 games outside of first place in the Western Conference … The Minnesota Lynx lead the conference while Los Angeles is 1.0 games back

3 – The WNBA Conference Semifinals will be a best-of-three series … The higher seed with host the first and the if-necessary third game of the series while the lower seed will host the second game

6 – The Silver Stars will be making their sixth-consecutive playoff appearance

8 – It will be the eighth all-time postseason appearance for the Silver Stars franchise … The Utah Starzz qualified for the playoffs in back-to-back seasons (2001 and 2002) before moving to San Antonio and the Silver Stars have qualified in every season since 2007

10 – The Silver Stars franchise owns a 10-19 all-time playoff record, including an 8-14 mark since moving to San Antonio in 2003

11 – Games remaining in the 2012 regular-season schedule as the Silver Stars look to gain home court advantage in the Western Conference Semifinals by gaining the first or second seed

23 – San Antonio clinched its playoff berth 23 games into the 34-game WNBA regular season

25 – The Silver Stars have qualified for the playoffs each season since Becky Hammon’s arrival in San Antonio in 2007

2008 – The Silver Stars enjoyed their most successful postseason run in 2008, capturing the Western Conference championship before falling to the Detroit Shock in the WNBA Finals