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Final 2017: Moore For Minnesota

Since Maya Moore came to the Lynx, championships have followed. This year was no different as Minnesota claimed its fourth title in the Moore era by defeating Los Angeles in five games.  Here are the final WNBA rankings for the 2017 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 138.878 27-7 Western
2 Los Angeles 132.650 26-8 Western
3 New York 118.973 22-12 Eastern
4 Connecticut 114.994 21-13 Eastern
5 Washington 110.631 18-16 Eastern
6 Phoenix 109.778 18-16 Western
7 Seattle 104.785 15-19 Western
8 Dallas 104.252 16-18 Western
9 Atlanta 94.374 12-22 Eastern
10 Chicago 92.901 12-22 Eastern
11 Indiana 82.924 9-25 Eastern
12 San Antonio 78.855 8-26 Western
Through 10/4/17

2017

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 145.063 27-7 Western
2 Los Angeles 139.253 26-8 Western
3 Connecticut 123.887 21-13 Eastern
4 New York 123.480 22-12 Eastern
5 Washington 113.390 18-16 Eastern
6 Phoenix 111.689 18-16 Western
7 Seattle 104.555 15-19 Western
8 Dallas 103.258 16-18 Western
9 Atlanta 94.374 12-22 Eastern
10 Chicago 92.901 12-22 Eastern
11 Indiana 82.924 9-25 Eastern
12 San Antonio 78.855 8-26 Western
Through 9/3/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 141.115 24-7 Western
2 Los Angeles 136.352 24-8 Western
3 Connecticut 125.359 20-11 Eastern
4 New York 120.321 20-12 Eastern
5 Washington 115.002 17-14 Eastern
6 Phoenix 109.189 16-16 Western
7 Seattle 104.562 14-18 Western
8 Dallas 103.122 15-17 Western
9 Atlanta 97.261 12-20 Eastern
10 Chicago 96.853 12-19 Eastern
11 Indiana 85.877 9-23 Eastern
12 San Antonio 78.627 7-25 Western
Through 8/27/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 139.875 22-6 Western
2 Los Angeles 132.209 21-8 Western
3 Connecticut 125.311 19-10 Eastern
4 Washington 117.933 17-12 Eastern
5 New York 115.841 17-12 Eastern
6 Phoenix 110.760 15-14 Western
7 Seattle 107.224 14-16 Western
8 Dallas 103.010 14-16 Western
9 Chicago 96.676 11-18 Eastern
10 Atlanta 94.834 10-20 Eastern
11 Indiana 88.849 9-21 Eastern
12 San Antonio 81.007 7-23 Western
 Through 8/20/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 141.418 21-4 Western
2 Los Angeles 129.564 19-8 Western
3 Connecticut 123.896 17-9 Eastern
4 Washington 119.431 16-10 Eastern
5 New York 112.961 15-12 Eastern
6 Phoenix 110.853 14-13 Western
7 Seattle 103.327 11-16 Western
8 Dallas 101.600 13-16 Western
9 Chicago 99.143 11-16 Eastern
10 Atlanta 97.711 10-18 Eastern
11 Indiana 91.740 9-19 Eastern
12 San Antonio 81.991 7-22 Western
Through 8/13/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 141.494 20-3 Western
2 Los Angeles 129.592 18-7 Western
3 Connecticut 121.182 15-9 Eastern
4 Washington 118.135 15-10 Eastern
5 Phoenix 110.905 13-12 Western
6 New York 108.926 12-12 Eastern
7 Dallas 104.261 13-14 Western
8 Seattle 103.580 10-15 Western
9 Atlanta 101.796 10-15 Eastern
10 Chicago 97.601 10-16 Eastern
11 Indiana 94.629 9-17 Eastern
12 San Antonio 81.628 6-21 Western
Through 8/6/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 141.475 19-2 Western
2 Los Angeles 129.615 17-6 Western
3 Connecticut 119.839 14-9 Eastern
4 Washington 118.210 14-9 Eastern
5 Phoenix 113.658 13-10 Western
6 New York 111.405 12-10 Eastern
7 Seattle 106.445 10-13 Western
8 Atlanta 104.401 10-13 Eastern
9 Dallas 101.716 11-14 Western
10 Indiana 94.952 8-16 Eastern
11 Chicago 94.725 8-16 Eastern
12 San Antonio 77.333 3-21 Western
Through 7/30/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 137.420 16-2 Western
2 Los Angeles 125.654 14-6 Western
3 Connecticut 117.148 12-9 Eastern
4 Washington 115.590 12-9 Eastern
5 Phoenix 112.460 11-9 Western
6 New York 109.752 10-9 Eastern
7 Seattle 107.865 9-11 Western
8 Atlanta 105.610 9-11 Eastern
9 Dallas 103.229 10-12 Western
10 Indiana 99.341 8-13 Eastern
11 Chicago 98.413 8-13 Eastern
12 San Antonio 81.187 3-18 Western
Through 7/23/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 136.107 15-2 Western
2 Los Angeles 125.716 13-5 Western
3 Connecticut 118.357 12-8 Eastern
4 Washington 114.227 11-9 Eastern
5 Phoenix 113.717 11-8 Western
6 Seattle 109.250 9-10 Western
7 New York 108.309 9-9 Eastern
8 Atlanta 105.454 8-10 Eastern
9 Dallas 104.602 10-11 Western
10 Indiana 101.127 7-11 Eastern
11 Chicago 95.438 6-13 Eastern
12 San Antonio 81.182 2-17 Western
Through 7/16/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 133.493 13-2 Western
2 Los Angeles 124.383 12-5 Western
3 Connecticut 116.762 10-7 Eastern
4 Phoenix 114.867 10-6 Western
5 Washington 114.075 10-8 Eastern
6 Seattle 109.278 8-9 Western
7 New York 108.289 8-8 Eastern
8 Atlanta 108.081 8-8 Eastern
9 Dallas 104.598 9-10 Western
10 Indiana 104.033 7-9 Eastern
11 Chicago 94.063 4-12 Eastern
12 San Antonio 81.238 1-16 Western
Through 7/9/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 133.472 12-1 Western
2 Los Angeles 127.012 12-3 Western
3 Washington 116.343 10-6 Eastern
4 Connecticut 113.891 8-7 Eastern
5 Phoenix 110.878 7-6 Western
6 Seattle 109.607 7-8 Western
7 New York 108.148 7-7 Eastern
8 Atlanta 106.963 6-7 Eastern
9 Indiana 105.370 7-8 Eastern
10 Dallas 104.367 8-9 Western
11 Chicago 92.994 3-12 Eastern
12 San Antonio 83.973 1-14 Western
Through 7/2/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 131.933 11-1 Western
2 Los Angeles 122.910 9-3 Western
3 Washington 114.624 8-5 Eastern
4 Phoenix 112.364 7-5 Western
5 Connecticut 112.308 6-6 Eastern
6 Seattle 111.415 6-6 Western
7 New York 110.546 7-5 Eastern
8 Atlanta 107.496 5-6 Eastern
9 Dallas 105.362 8-8 Western
10 Indiana 105.304 6-7 Eastern
11 Chicago 96.059 3-10 Eastern
12 San Antonio 82.617 0-14 Western
Through 6/25/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 128.878 9-1 Western
2 Los Angeles 121.830 8-3 Western
3 Washington 114.614 7-4 Eastern
4 Seattle 113.160 6-5 Western
5 Connecticut 111.696 5-5 Eastern
6 New York 111.297 7-4 Eastern
7 Phoenix 111.212 6-5 Western
8 Atlanta 109.431 5-5 Eastern
9 Indiana 106.710 6-6 Eastern
10 Dallas 100.935 5-8 Western
11 Chicago 96.370 2-9 Eastern
12 San Antonio 86.592 0-11 Western
Through 6/18/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 129.807 9-0 Western
2 Los Angeles 118.329 5-3 Western
3 Washington 115.789 7-3 Eastern
4 Seattle 113.608 5-4 Western
5 Phoenix 111.450 5-4 Western
6 New York 110.515 6-3 Eastern
7 Atlanta 110.006 4-4 Eastern
8 Connecticut 108.551 3-5 Eastern
9 Indiana 104.282 4-6 Eastern
10 Dallas 101.925 4-6 Western
11 Chicago 99.391 2-7 Eastern
12 San Antonio 89.201 0-9 Western
Through 6/11/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 126.463 7-0 Western
2 Los Angeles 117.540 3-2 Western
3 Seattle 115.315 4-2 Western
4 Washington 114.084 5-2 Eastern
5 Atlanta 113.169 4-2 Eastern
6 Phoenix 111.550 4-3 Western
7 Connecticut 107.036 2-5 Eastern
8 New York 106.888 4-3 Eastern
9 Indiana 106.271 3-4 Eastern
10 Dallas 102.922 3-4 Western
11 Chicago 99.887 1-6 Eastern
12 San Antonio 91.820 0-7 Western
 Through 6/4/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 124.997 6-0 Western
2 Seattle 116.471 4-1 Western
3 Los Angeles 116.446 2-2 Western
4 Atlanta 113.204 3-1 Eastern
5 Phoenix 111.508 3-2 Western
6 Washington 110.888 3-2 Eastern
7 Connecticut 107.129 1-4 Eastern
8 Indiana 106.897 2-3 Eastern
9 New York 105.092 2-2 Eastern
10 Dallas 103.699 2-2 Western
11 Chicago 101.763 1-5 Eastern
12 San Antonio 94.614 0-5 Western
Through 5/28/17
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 121.249 3-0 Western
2 Los Angeles 119.405 2-0 Western
3 Seattle 113.349 2-1 Western
4 Atlanta 111.615 2-1 Eastern
5 Phoenix 111.210 2-1 Western
6 Connecticut 108.992 0-2 Eastern
7 Washington 107.879 1-2 Eastern
8 Indiana 107.405 1-2 Eastern
9 Chicago 106.376 1-2 Eastern
10 New York 104.761 1-1 Eastern
11 Dallas 102.797 1-1 Western
12 San Antonio 97.672 0-3 Western
Through 5/21/17

2016

Final 2016: Finding That Elusive Spark

The Los Angeles Sparks claimed their first WNBA title in 14 years thanks to Nneka Ogwumike’s short jumper with 3.1 seconds left that lifted the Sparks to a 77-76 win over Minnesota in the deciding Game 5. Candice Parker took MVP honors with a 28-point, 12-rebound performance in the clincher. Despite the Lynx inability to defend their title, the still finished No. 1 overall in the Index.  Here are the final WNBA rankings for the 2016 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 135.145 28-6 Western
2 Los Angeles 132.628 26-8 Western
3 New York 111.852 21-13 Eastern
4 Chicago 108.802 18-16 Eastern
5 Indiana 108.697 17-17 Eastern
6 Atlanta 108.688 17-17 Eastern
7 Phoenix 107.712 16-18 Western
8 Seattle 107.178 16-18 Western
9 Connecticut 98.915 14-20 Eastern
10 Washington 96.696 13-21 Eastern
11 Dallas 90.295 11-23 Western
12 San Antonio 74.979 7-27 Western
 Through 10/20/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 146.939 28-6 Western
2 Los Angeles 139.458 26-8 Western
3 New York 122.513 21-13 Eastern
4 Chicago 113.273 18-16 Eastern
5 Indiana 109.940 17-17 Eastern
6 Atlanta 108.376 17-17 Eastern
7 Phoenix 107.611 16-18 Western
8 Seattle 105.126 16-18 Western
9 Connecticut 98.915 14-20 Eastern
10 Washington 96.696 13-21 Eastern
11 Dallas 90.295 11-23 Western
12 San Antonio 74.979 7-27 Western
Through 9/18/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 145.751 26-5 Western
2 Los Angeles 137.147 24-8 Western
3 New York 125.509 21-11 Eastern
4 Chicago 111.868 16-15 Eastern
5 Indiana 111.218 16-15 Eastern
6 Atlanta 109.748 16-15 Eastern
7 Phoenix 106.207 14-17 Western
8 Seattle 104.685 15-17 Western
9 Washington 97.882 12-19 Eastern
10 Connecticut 94.620 11-20 Eastern
11 Dallas 93.236 11-21 Western
12 San Antonio 76.251 6-25 Western
Through 9/11/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 143.154 24-5 Western
2 Los Angeles 141.470 24-5 Western
3 New York 127.058 20-9 Eastern
4 Chicago 113.245 15-13 Eastern
5 Atlanta 108.338 14-14 Eastern
6 Indiana 107.194 13-15 Eastern
7 Phoenix 106.256 13-16 Western
8 Seattle 100.197 12-17 Western
9 Washington 99.145 11-17 Eastern
10 Connecticut 96.875 11-18 Eastern
11 Dallas 90.834 9-21 Western
12 San Antonio 80.344 6-22 Western
Through 9/4/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 140.566 22-5 Western
2 Los Angeles 137.795 21-5 Western
3 New York 127.255 19-8 Eastern
4 Chicago 110.555 13-13 Eastern
5 Atlanta 109.658 14-13 Eastern
6 Indiana 108.543 12-13 Eastern
7 Phoenix 107.476 12-14 Western
8 Washington 99.235 10-16 Eastern
9 Seattle 98.551 10-16 Western
10 Dallas 95.188 9-18 Western
11 Connecticut 95.023 9-17 Eastern
12 San Antonio 84.379 6-19 Western
Through 8/28/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Los Angeles 140.745 21-3 Western
2 Minnesota 140.615 21-4 Western
3 New York 125.967 18-8 Eastern
4 Indiana 109.796 12-12 Eastern
5 Atlanta 109.669 13-12 Eastern
6 Chicago 107.937 11-13 Eastern
7 Phoenix 104.737 10-14 Western
8 Washington 99.391 9-15 Eastern
9 Seattle 98.243 9-15 Western
10 Dallas 98.142 9-16 Western
11 Connecticut 94.500 8-16 Eastern
12 San Antonio 84.493 5-18 Western
Through 7/24/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Los Angeles 140.861 20-2 Western
2 Minnesota 137.960 19-4 Western
3 New York 125.960 17-7 Eastern
4 Atlanta 109.765 12-11 Eastern
5 Chicago 108.029 10-12 Eastern
6 Indiana 107.050 10-12 Eastern
7 Phoenix 106.237 10-13 Western
8 Washington 102.226 9-13 Eastern
9 Dallas 101.027 9-14 Western
10 Seattle 97.971 8-14 Western
11 Connecticut 91.260 6-16 Eastern
12 San Antonio 85.888 5-17 Western
Through 7/17/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Los Angeles 139.386 18-1 Western
2 Minnesota 134.078 16-4 Western
3 New York 124.536 15-6 Eastern
4 Atlanta 111.287 11-9 Eastern
5 Indiana 106.941 9-11 Eastern
6 Chicago 106.851 8-11 Eastern
7 Washington 104.807 9-11 Eastern
8 Dallas 103.891 9-12 Western
9 Phoenix 103.855 8-13 Western
10 Seattle 97.827 7-13 Western
11 Connecticut 92.055 5-14 Eastern
12 San Antonio 88.506 5-15 Western
Through 7/10/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Los Angeles 136.419 16-1 Western
2 Minnesota 133.203 14-3 Western
3 New York 120.500 12-6 Eastern
4 Chicago 108.444 7-9 Eastern
5 Phoenix 108.124 8-10 Western
6 Atlanta 107.603 8-9 Eastern
7 Washington 107.005 9-9 Eastern
8 Indiana 105.466 7-10 Eastern
9 Dallas 105.295 8-10 Western
10 Seattle 100.571 6-10 Western
11 Connecticut 91.896 4-13 Eastern
12 San Antonio 89.603 4-13 Western
Through 7/3/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 133.677 13-2 Western
2 Los Angeles 131.938 13-1 Western
3 New York 119.179 10-5 Eastern
4 Atlanta 112.364 8-6 Eastern
5 Chicago 108.763 6-8 Eastern
6 Phoenix 106.722 6-9 Western
7 Dallas 106.530 7-8 Western
8 Washington 106.343 8-8 Eastern
9 Indiana 105.624 6-9 Eastern
10 Seattle 100.519 5-9 Western
11 Connecticut 91.951 3-12 Eastern
12 San Antonio 90.722 3-11 Western
Through 6/26/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 135.046 12-0 Western
2 Los Angeles 129.880 11-0 Western
3 New York 117.964 8-4 Eastern
4 Atlanta 115.859 8-4 Eastern
5 Chicago 108.994 5-7 Eastern
6 Indiana 105.980 5-8 Eastern
7 Phoenix 105.514 4-8 Western
8 Dallas 105.040 5-7 Western
9 Washington 104.257 6-7 Eastern
10 Seattle 99.209 4-9 Western
11 Connecticut 94.741 3-10 Eastern
12 San Antonio 91.848 2-9 Western
Through 6/19/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 138.090 10-0 Western
2 Los Angeles 124.999 9-0 Western
3 Atlanta 116.741 7-3 Eastern
4 New York 114.028 5-4 Eastern
5 Chicago 110.208 5-5 Eastern
6 Indiana 109.321 4-6 Eastern
7 Phoenix 106.729 4-6 Western
8 Seattle 103.186 4-6 Western
9 Dallas 102.564 3-6 Western
10 Washington 99.604 4-7 Eastern
11 Connecticut 96.206 2-8 Eastern
12 San Antonio 92.953 1-7 Western
 Through 6/12/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 133.742 7-0 Western
2 Los Angeles 121.841 7-0 Western
3 Atlanta 117.545 6-2 Eastern
4 New York 113.807 4-3 Eastern
5 Indiana 112.399 4-4 Eastern
6 Chicago 110.270 4-4 Eastern
7 Phoenix 105.717 2-5 Western
8 Dallas 105.715 3-4 Western
9 Seattle 102.651 3-5 Western
10 Washington 99.619 3-6 Eastern
11 Connecticut 96.448 1-7 Eastern
12 San Antonio 95.314 1-5 Western
Through 6/5/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 130.981 5-0 Western
2 Los Angeles 118.673 5-0 Western
3 Atlanta 117.835 5-1 Eastern
4 New York 112.336 2-2 Eastern
5 Indiana 111.167 2-3 Eastern
6 Chicago 108.166 2-4 Eastern
7 Dallas 107.200 3-3 Western
8 Phoenix 106.030 1-4 Western
9 Seattle 103.347 2-3 Western
10 Washington 101.437 2-4 Eastern
11 Connecticut 100.894 1-4 Eastern
12 San Antonio 97.519 1-3 Western
 Through 5/29/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 128.069 3-0 Western
2 Los Angeles 114.961 3-0 Western
3 Atlanta 113.800 2-1 Eastern
4 New York 113.762 2-1 Eastern
5 Indiana 113.438 2-1 Eastern
6 Chicago 110.579 1-2 Eastern
7 Dallas 109.885 3-1 Western
8 Phoenix 106.499 0-3 Western
9 Connecticut 103.973 1-2 Eastern
10 Seattle 102.909 1-2 Western
11 Washington 102.029 1-3 Eastern
12 San Antonio 95.959 0-3 Western
 Through 5/22/16
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 119.158 1-0 Western
2 Chicago 115.522 1-0 Eastern
3 New York 115.398 2-0 Eastern
4 Atlanta 114.000 1-0 Eastern
5 Los Angeles 113.366 1-0 Western
6 Phoenix 110.895 0-1 Western
7 Dallas 108.511 1-1 Western
8 Indiana 108.466 0-1 Eastern
9 Washington 105.782 0-1 Eastern
10 Connecticut 103.994 0-1 Eastern
11 Seattle 102.133 0-1 Western
12 San Antonio 98.568 0-1 Western
Through 5/15/16

2015

Final 2015: Odd Fact As Lynx Take Title

Minnesota’s defense rose to the occasion in Game 5 on the WNBA Finals as the Lynx held off Indiana, 69-52, to capture their third title in the last five years. Minnesota, which also won titles in the odd years 2011 and 2013, made up for an off-night from Maya Moore (5 points on 1-of-8 shooting) by getting 20 points and 11 rebounds from Sylvia Fowles. Here are the final WNBA rankings for the 2015 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 126.710 22-12 Western
2 New York 120.369 23-11 Eastern
3 Indiana 118.402 20-14 Eastern
4 Chicago 116.711 21-13 Eastern
5 Phoenix 116.456 20-14 Western
6 Washington 110.056 18-16 Eastern
7 Tulsa 109.150 18-16 Western
8 Connecticut 104.362 15-19 Eastern
9 Los Angeles 104.153 14-20 Western
10 Atlanta 102.029 15-19 Eastern
11 Seattle 87.507 10-24 Western
12 San Antonio 81.401 8-26 Western
 Through 10/14/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 New York 127.462 23-11 Eastern
2 Minnesota 126.513 22-12 Western
3 Chicago 122.462 21-13 Eastern
4 Phoenix 121.276 20-14 Western
5 Indiana 119.138 20-14 Eastern
6 Washington 113.470 18-16 Eastern
7 Tulsa 112.809 18-16 Western
8 Connecticut 104.362 15-19 Eastern
9 Atlanta 102.029 15-19 Eastern
10 Los Angeles 100.680 14-20 Western
11 Seattle 87.507 10-24 Western
12 San Antonio 81.401 8-26 Western
Through 9/13/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 New York 128.823 22-9 Eastern
2 Minnesota 126.653 21-11 Western
3 Chicago 122.178 20-12 Eastern
4 Phoenix 121.413 19-13 Western
5 Indiana 117.725 18-13 Eastern
6 Washington 112.257 16-15 Eastern
7 Tulsa 111.418 16-15 Western
8 Connecticut 104.717 14-18 Eastern
9 Los Angeles 103.091 14-18 Western
10 Atlanta 100.284 13-18 Eastern
11 Seattle 88.857 9-22 Western
12 San Antonio 81.896 7-25 Western
Through 9/6/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 New York 127.225 20-8 Eastern
2 Minnesota 126.880 20-10 Western
3 Chicago 119.386 18-12 Eastern
4 Phoenix 119.042 17-13 Western
5 Indiana 117.540 17-12 Eastern
6 Washington 116.614 16-12 Eastern
7 Tulsa 111.182 15-14 Western
8 Connecticut 105.116 13-17 Eastern
9 Los Angeles 100.067 12-18 Western
10 Atlanta 99.923 12-17 Eastern
11 Seattle 91.470 9-20 Western
12 San Antonio 85.134 7-23 Western
Through 8/30/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 127.258 19-9 Western
2 New York 124.119 18-8 Eastern
3 Indiana 121.229 17-9 Eastern
4 Phoenix 120.759 16-11 Western
5 Chicago 119.411 17-11 Eastern
6 Washington 116.671 15-11 Eastern
7 Tulsa 108.382 13-14 Western
8 Connecticut 108.215 12-14 Eastern
9 Atlanta 98.259 10-16 Eastern
10 Los Angeles 98.250 10-17 Western
11 Seattle 88.721 7-20 Western
12 San Antonio 88.394 7-21 Western
Through 8/23/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 128.972 18-7 Western
2 Phoenix 122.486 15-9 Western
3 New York 122.351 16-7 Eastern
4 Washington 117.854 14-9 Eastern
5 Chicago 116.780 15-11 Eastern
6 Indiana 116.756 14-9 Eastern
7 Connecticut 111.154 12-12 Eastern
8 Tulsa 105.882 11-14 Western
9 Atlanta 98.184 9-15 Eastern
10 Los Angeles 96.457 8-16 Western
11 San Antonio 92.871 7-18 Western
12 Seattle 90.054 7-19 Western
Through 8/16/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 127.830 16-6 Western
2 Phoenix 122.684 14-8 Western
3 New York 120.546 14-6 Eastern
4 Chicago 118.105 14-9 Eastern
5 Washington 117.799 13-8 Eastern
6 Indiana 113.887 12-9 Eastern
7 Connecticut 112.568 11-10 Eastern
8 Tulsa 106.332 10-13 Western
9 Atlanta 98.332 8-14 Eastern
10 Los Angeles 95.885 7-15 Western
11 San Antonio 95.745 7-16 Western
12 Seattle 90.032 5-17 Western
Through 8/9/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 129.304 15-4 Western
2 Phoenix 121.583 12-7 Western
3 New York 119.038 13-6 Eastern
4 Chicago 116.633 12-8 Eastern
5 Washington 116.273 11-7 Eastern
6 Indiana 113.777 11-8 Eastern
7 Connecticut 111.272 9-9 Eastern
8 Tulsa 110.742 10-10 Western
9 Atlanta 98.608 7-13 Eastern
10 San Antonio 97.286 6-14 Western
11 Los Angeles 93.877 5-14 Western
12 Seattle 91.440 5-16 Western
Through 8/2/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 125.154 12-4 Western
2 New York 118.893 12-5 Eastern
3 Phoenix 117.890 9-7 Western
4 Chicago 117.863 11-6 Eastern
5 Washington 114.656 9-6 Eastern
6 Tulsa 113.668 10-8 Western
7 Connecticut 112.915 8-7 Eastern
8 Indiana 109.712 8-8 Eastern
9 Atlanta 102.821 7-10 Eastern
10 San Antonio 98.485 5-12 Western
11 Seattle 95.453 5-13 Western
12 Los Angeles 92.315 3-13 Western
Through 7/26/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 126.149 12-3 Western
2 Phoenix 119.452 9-6 Western
3 Chicago 116.058 10-6 Eastern
4 New York 115.983 10-5 Eastern
5 Tulsa 115.167 10-7 Western
6 Washington 113.453 8-6 Eastern
7 Connecticut 112.017 7-7 Eastern
8 Indiana 110.606 8-7 Eastern
9 Atlanta 104.160 7-9 Eastern
10 San Antonio 97.283 4-12 Western
11 Seattle 96.889 5-12 Western
12 Los Angeles 92.422 2-12 Western
Through 7/19/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 121.715 9-3 Western
2 Phoenix 119.636 8-5 Western
3 Tulsa 119.297 10-4 Western
4 Connecticut 116.635 7-4 Eastern
5 Chicago 114.088 8-5 Eastern
6 Washington 112.386 6-5 Eastern
7 New York 111.846 7-5 Eastern
8 Indiana 109.738 7-6 Eastern
9 Atlanta 105.420 6-7 Eastern
10 San Antonio 98.921 3-10 Western
11 Los Angeles 95.250 2-10 Western
12 Seattle 94.508 3-12 Western
Through 7/12/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 121.382 8-2 Western
2 Connecticut 118.118 7-3 Eastern
3 Phoenix 117.219 6-5 Western
4 Tulsa 116.885 8-4 Western
5 Washington 113.799 6-4 Eastern
6 New York 111.849 6-4 Eastern
7 Chicago 111.297 6-5 Eastern
8 Indiana 105.968 5-6 Eastern
9 Atlanta 105.345 5-6 Eastern
10 San Antonio 100.555 2-8 Western
11 Seattle 99.018 3-9 Western
12 Los Angeles 97.826 2-8 Western
Through 7/5/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Tulsa 120.807 8-1 Western
2 Connecticut 120.561 7-1 Eastern
3 Minnesota 119.816 7-2 Western
4 Washington 115.032 6-3 Eastern
5 Phoenix 114.037 3-5 Western
6 Chicago 111.374 5-4 Eastern
7 New York 110.746 5-4 Eastern
8 Atlanta 104.151 4-6 Eastern
9 San Antonio 103.613 2-6 Western
10 Indiana 102.508 3-6 Eastern
11 Seattle 100.545 2-7 Western
12 Los Angeles 96.385 0-7 Western
Through 6/28/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Connecticut 118.345 6-1 Eastern
2 Phoenix 117.880 3-3 Western
3 Minnesota 116.920 5-2 Western
4 Tulsa 116.815 6-1 Western
5 Washington 113.215 4-2 Eastern
6 New York 111.402 4-3 Eastern
7 Chicago 109.813 3-3 Eastern
8 Seattle 105.243 2-4 Western
9 Atlanta 104.494 3-5 Eastern
10 Indiana 103.218 3-5 Eastern
11 San Antonio 101.733 0-6 Western
12 Los Angeles 100.641 0-4 Western
Through 6/21/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Phoenix 119.115 2-2 Western
2 Minnesota 115.244 3-1 Western
3 Connecticut 112.969 3-1 Eastern
4 Washington 112.645 3-1 Eastern
5 New York 111.794 3-2 Eastern
6 Tulsa 110.771 3-1 Western
7 Chicago 109.450 2-2 Eastern
8 Seattle 109.204 2-2 Western
9 San Antonio 107.128 0-3 Western
10 Atlanta 106.449 2-3 Eastern
11 Los Angeles 103.992 0-2 Western
12 Indiana 101.159 1-4 Eastern
Through 6/14/15
TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Phoenix 121.869 1-0 Western
2 Minnesota 114.969 2-0 Western
3 Washington 112.554 2-0 Eastern
4 Seattle 112.143 1-0 Western
5 San Antonio 110.270 0-1 Western
6 Connecticut 110.115 1-1 Eastern
7 New York 110.072 1-1 Eastern
8 Chicago 108.897 1-1 Eastern
9 Tulsa 107.324 1-1 Western
10 Atlanta 104.783 0-2 Eastern
11 Los Angeles 104.324 0-1 Western
12 Indiana 102.394 0-2 Eastern
 Through 6/7/15

 

2014

Final 2014: Mercury Stay Hot

Even with Brittney Griner sidelined for Game 3 of the Finals, Phoenix completed the sweep of the Sky for the franchise’s third WNBA championship.  The run through the playoffs capped a season in which the Mercury set a WNBA record with 29 wins in the regular season.  Here are the complete WNBA rankings for the 2014 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Phoenix 143.610 29-5 Western
2 Minnesota 126.078 25-9 Western
3 Atlanta 112.371 19-15 Eastern
4 Indiana 109.568 16-18 Eastern
5 Los Angeles 106.667 16-18 Western
6 Chicago 105.833 15-19 Eastern
7 Washington 105.042 16-18 Eastern
8 San Antonio 104.833 16-18 Western
9 New York 101.432 15-19 Eastern
10 Connecticut 95.867 13-21 Eastern
11 Tulsa 95.329 12-22 Western
12 Seattle 94.274 12-22 Western

* Updated through games played on September 12

2013

Final 2013: Lynx Shatter Dream

Minnesota carried its regular-season dominance into the postseason, winning all seven of its playoff games, including a three-game sweep of the Dream in the Finals.  The victories secured the Lynx’ second championship in three years and made Minnesota only the second team to sweep all its playoff series in WNBA history (Seattle in 2010 was the other team).  Here are the complete WNBA rankings for the 2013 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 142.265 26-8 Western
2 Los Angeles 122.405 24-10 Western
3 Chicago 119.787 24-10 Eastern
4 Atlanta 111.906 17-17 Eastern
5 Phoenix 111.262 19-15 Western
6 Indiana 110.021 16-18 Eastern
7 Washington 107.305 17-17 Eastern
8 Seattle 106.679 17-17 Western
9 San Antonio 95.273 12-22 Western
10 Tulsa 90.651 11-23 Western
11 New York 89.861 11-23 Eastern
12 Connecticut 87.807 10-24 Eastern

* Updated through games played on October 10

2012

Final 2012: Fever Is High

The Fever overcame an injury that sidelined their second-leading scorer Katie Douglas in capturing their first WNBA title over Minnesota.  Indiana rode the Finals MVP performance of Tamika Catchings in taking 3 of 4 from the Lynx and denying Minnesota a back-to-back championship.  Here are the final WNBA rankings for the 2012 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Indiana 125.325 22-12 Eastern
2 Minnesota 125.044 27-7 Western
3 Connecticut 120.413 25-9 Eastern
4 Los Angeles 119.941 24-10 Western
5 Atlanta 112.687 19-15 Eastern
6 San Antonio 111.432 21-13 Western
7 Seattle 107.905 16-18 Western
8 New York 106.719 15-19 Eastern
9 Chicago 105.417 14-20 Eastern
10 Tulsa 94.234 9-25 Western
11 Phoenix 91.526 7-27 Western
12 Washington 88.858 5-29 Eastern

* Updated through games played on October 21

2011

Final 2011: Lynx Missing No More

Minnesota captured its first WNBA championship by sweeping Atlanta in the Finals.  The Lynx finished with 6 straight postseason wins, while Atlanta was swept in the Finals for the second straight season.  Here are the final WNBA rankings for the 2011 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Minnesota 117.095 27-7 Western
2 Atlanta 114.627 20-14 Eastern
3 Indiana 113.096 21-13 Eastern
4 Seattle 112.839 21-13 Western
5 New York 112.709 19-15 Eastern
6 Connecticut 112.135 21-13 Eastern
7 Phoenix 111.862 19-15 Western
8 San Antonio 111.163 18-16 Western
9 Chicago 110.041 14-20 Eastern
10 Los Angeles 107.001 15-19 Western
11 Washington 105.382 6-28 Eastern
12 Tulsa 99.958 3-31 Western

* Updated through games played on October 7

2010

Final 2010: Blue Skies For Storm

As they had throughout the regular season, the Seattle Storm dominated the postseason en route to its second WNBA champioship.  The Storm capped the strong run with a three-game sweep over Atlanta in the Finals.  Lauren Jackson finished as the series MVP.  Here are the complete WNBA ratings for the 2010 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Seattle 115.526 28-6 Western
2 Atlanta 114.274 19-15 Eastern
3 New York 113.492 22-12 Eastern
4 Washington 112.830 22-12 Eastern
5 Indiana 112.673 21-13 Eastern
6 Phoenix 110.852 15-19 Western
7 Chicago 110.212 14-20 Eastern
8 Connecticut 109.142 17-17 Eastern
9 San Antonio 107.797 14-20 Western
10 Los Angeles 107.663 13-21 Western
11 Minnesota 105.393 13-21 Western
12 Tulsa 102.466 6-28 Western

* Updated through games played on September 16

2009

Final 2009: Mercury Rises To Occasion

Just as they had in 2007, the trio of Diana Taurasi, Cappie Pondexter and Penny Taylor led Phoenix to the 2009 WNBA championship.  Taurasi, who was the League and Finals MVP, scored 26 points in the decisive Game Five win over Indiana (94-86) to secure the championship.   Here are the complete WNBA ratings for the 2009 season.

TEAMS RATING RECORD DIVISION
1 Phoenix 115.333 23-11 Western
2 Indiana 113.532 22-12 Eastern
3 Los Angeles 112.012 18-16 Western
4 Seattle 111.883 20-14 Western
5 Atlanta 110.672 18-16 Eastern
6 Detroit 110.504 18-16 Eastern
7 Connecticut 110.055 16-18 Eastern
8 New York 109.432 13-21 Eastern
9 San Antonio 108.539 15-19 Western
10 Minnesota 108.248 14-20 Western
11 Washington 108.023 16-18 Eastern
12 Chicago 107.151 16-18 Eastern
13 Sacramento 107.001 12-22 Western

* Updated through games played on October 9