Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore protects the ball from Phoenix Mercury guard Marie Ferdinand-Harris during Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday. (AP)

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore protects the ball from Phoenix Mercury guard Marie Ferdinand-Harris during Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday. (AP)

The WNBA playoffs are underway, with the Minnesota Lynx facing up against the Phoenix Mercury in the Western Conference Final and the Indiana Fever playing the Atlanta Dream in the East. Minnesota and Indiana are each up 1-0 in their respective best-of-three series, with Game 2 coming up on Sunday. Clay Kallam covers the league for FullCourtPress.com, and joins Only a Game this week to comment on the high level of play this season. He also makes a prediction as to who will become the next WNBA champion.