Usual suspects to lead league race
In season No. 4 for the WNBA, the lines of demarcation are clear.
There is a small group of teams with a legitimate shot at winning the WNBA, another group which could at least make a run at the postseason and another group of teams -- including all four expansion teams -- for which the main goal will be mere survival.
A look at the favorites, contenders and pretenders, and why each team ended up where it did:
THE FAVORITES (In alphabetical order)