WNBA Power Rankings: Aces and Liberty Lead Pack, While Dream Hangs by a Thread

The Las Vegas Aces have jumped into the top spot in the power rankings after a dominant week. They are followed by the New York Liberty, who have been atop the rankings for multiple weeks. The Aces are now on a three-game win streak and have steadily climbed their way up the rankings. They have been led by the league's scoring leader A'ja Wilson, who had back-to-back 30-plus point games. The Liberty dropped to second place after losing to the Minnesota Lynx in the Commissioner's Cup championship game. The Lynx moved up to third place after winning the cup championship. The Lynx are led by Napheesa Collier, who was named MVP of the Commissioner's Cup tournament. The Lynx also got a boost from the return of center Sylvia Fowles. The Lynx are now 13-4 on the season and have won four consecutive games.

The Phoenix Mercury dropped to fourth place after losing to the Minnesota Lynx. The Mercury were without star center Brittney Griner, who was nursing an ankle injury. The Mercury are 8-8 on the season and have struggled to find consistency. They are led by veteran point guard Diana Taurasi, who is averaging just under 19 points per game this season.

The Seattle Storm moved up to fifth place after a big win over the Indiana Fever. The Storm are now 11-6 on the season and have won three consecutive games. They are led by veteran guard Jewell Loyd, who is averaging just under 20 points per game this season. The Storm are also getting a boost from the return of forward Ezi Magbehor, who is a defensive powerhouse and a great rebounder.

The Chicago Sky dropped to sixth place after a loss to the Las Vegas Aces. The Sky are 6-10 on the season and have lost three consecutive games. They are led by rookie forward Angel Reese, who is averaging just under 15 points and 10 rebounds per game. The Sky are also getting a boost from the return of center Kamilla Cardoso, who is a dominant force in the paint.

The Indiana Fever dropped to seventh place after a loss to the Seattle Storm. The Fever are 7-12 on the season and have lost two consecutive games. They are led by rookie guard Caitlin Clark, who is averaging just under 15 points and 5 assists per game. The Fever are also getting a boost from the return of center Aliyah Boston, who is a dominant force in the paint.

The Washington Mystics dropped to eighth place after a loss to the Las Vegas Aces. The Mystics are 4-14 on the season and have lost three consecutive games. They are led by guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, who is averaging just under 12 points per game. The Mystics are also getting a boost from the return of center Tina Charles, who is a former MVP and a dominant force in the paint.

The Atlanta Dream dropped to ninth place after a week of disappointing performances. The Dream are 7-10 on the season and have lost three consecutive games. They are led by rookie guard Rhyne Howard, who is averaging just under 16 points per game. The Dream are also getting a boost from the return of forward Bianca Belibi, who is a dominant force in the paint.

The Los Angeles Sparks dropped to tenth place after a week of disappointing performances. The Sparks are 4-13 on the season and have lost six consecutive games. They are led by forward Nneka Ogwumike, who is averaging just under 15 points per game. The Sparks are also getting a boost from the return of guard Chelsea Gray, who is a veteran presence and a great leader.

The bottom three teams are the Washington Mystics, the Atlanta Dream, and the Los Angeles Sparks. These teams have been struggling to find consistency and have lost multiple games in a row. They are also facing tough competition coming up in their schedules.

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