WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne left Game Two of the WNBA Finals between the Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun due to back spasms she experienced in the first quarter. With the Mystics falling to the Sun 99-87 and the best-of-five series now tied at 1-1, how much will Delle Donne’s absence impact the remainder of the finals?
The Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner was suspended three games for her part in an on-court confrontation with the Dallas Wings. Griner told The Arizona Republic before the suspension that she’s “basically not getting paid this summer” due to fines and that the WNBA’s reaction to the altercation would dictate her future in the league. With Griner’s contract set to expire this season, SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta assess Griner’s comments.