We're nine games into the season and we've seen each team play at least once. Things are... about what we thought?

The Aces are the real deal, demolishing the Storm by 41 points. The Liberty looked flustered in their opening game, but got on track quickly at home in their second. The Mystics and Sun are, indeed, a problem.

Let's get right to it.

1. Las Vegas Aces (1-0)

Week in review: W vs. Storm

I mean, yeah.

2. Connecticut Sun (2-0)

Week in review: W vs. Fever, W vs. Mystics

Nobody should be surprised the Sun look like a complete team from the jump. Even without Jonquel Jones, Connecticut's core knows how to play together. Mystics, Aces and Liberty, beware.

3. Washington Mystics (1-1)

Week in review: W vs. Liberty, L vs. Sun

That win over the Liberty was a treat. D.C. looked championship levels of locked in. Of course, until they played the Sun. There's work to be done, but Mystics fans should be thrilled at what they're seeing, especially with Shakira Austin's development.

4. New York Liberty (1-1)

Week in review: L vs. Mystics, W vs. Fever

Mystics game: very bad. Fever game: laughably good. In reality, they're probably somewhere in the middle, and that's expected for a brand new team.

5. Chicago Sky (2-0)

Week in review: W vs. Lynx, W vs. Mercury

Kahleah. Copper. A pair of wins over Minny and Phoenix is a great start for the new-look Sky.

6. Dallas Wings (1-0)

Week in review: W vs. Dream

If Satou Sabally plays like she did in her season debut, the Wings could be on the verge of something special.

7. Atlanta Dream (0-1)

Week in review: L vs. Wings

I'm not looking too much into an early loss to what should be a playoff Wings team. I'll leave it there.

8. Los Angeles Sparks (1-0)

Week in review: W vs. Mercury

The Mercury are lacking... a lot of pieces. The win feels good but I'm not ready to make any big-time statements just yet.

9. Phoenix Mercury (0-2)

Week in review: L vs. Sparks, L vs. Sky

Put frankly: this team is lacking depth. Brittney Griner looked fantastic, but Diana Taurasi's not the same Diana Taurasi of the past. If Phoenix can't find ways to add depth... it could be a tough year.

10. Minnesota Lynx (0-1)

Week in review: L vs. Sky

I will not read too much into one game! But three points in the third quarter? THREE!?

11. Seattle Storm (0-1)

Week in review: L vs. Aces


It's gonna be a journey in the post-Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird years.

12. Indiana Fever (0-2)

Week in review: L vs. Sun, L vs. Liberty

They don't look good. We knew they wouldn't look that good. At least Aliyah Boston looks good.

(Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

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