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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

At Swish Appeal Q does a little breakdown: Early season analysis: How are WNBA teams approaching the process of "forming chemistry"?
Normally at this time of the week I would write about rookie rankings or do an analysis of which teams are hot and not.

However, with no team having played more than 5 games, it's difficult to do that with any level of accuracy. It wouldn't be entirely pointless, but with the exchange of so many stars in the off-season, teams trying to adjust to the loss of absent or injured players, and a short pre-season, it's hard to find many teams that have reached a point where they can be fairly evaluated.

"Our focus right now is just to keep improving," said Seattle Storm coach Brian Agler after a 95-89 win over the Phoenix Mercury when asked if he had any sense of where his team stands relative to the league. "I don't think anybody in this league is as good as they're going to be at this moment, so that's been our focus."