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None of the 12 teams in the WNBA have more than five games remaining on their respective schedules. The end of the regular season means the real season – the postseason – begins. Eight teams will compete for the WNBA Finals trophy. Just two teams, the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury, have claimed the championship in seven of the last nine seasons.

11 of the league’s 12 teams are still eligible for the playoffs. Five of eight playoff spots remain to be claimed. In fact, just five games separate the fourth-ranked team from the 11th ranked team, which means the postseason is still well up for grabs. Teams will compete in an open format this postseason meaning the top eight teams earn a playoff berth regardless of conference.

Although eight playoff spots available in a 12 team league may not seem competitive, it keeps fans interested in a still-fledgling league late into the season. Eight playoff spots also leaves a contingency plan in place for when the league expands to accommodate more teams.

Here are the three most intriguing games remaining in the WNBA season:

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