The Sports Almanac

Women's National Basketball Association
Historical Standings
1997-1999


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1997
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Houston Comets
18
10
.643
--
New York Liberty
16
11
.607
1
Charlotte Sting
15
13
.536
3
Cleveland Rockers
15
13
.536
3
1997
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Phoenix Mercury
16
12
.571
--
Los Angeles Sparks
14
14
.500
2
Sacramento Monarchs
10
18
.357
6
Utah Starzz
7
21
.250
9
1998
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Cleveland Rockers
20
10
.667
--
Charlotte Sting
18
12
.600
2
New York Liberty
18
12
.600
2
Detroit Shock
17
13
.567
3
Washington Mystics
3
27
.100
17
1998
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Houston Comets
27
3
.900
--
Phoenix Mercury
19
11
.633
8
Los Angeles Sparks
12
18
.400
15
Sacramento Monarchs
8
22
.267
19
Utah Starzz
8
22
.267
19
1999
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
New York Liberty
18
14
.560
--
Charlotte Sting
15
17
.469
3
Detroit Shock
15
17
.469
3
Orlando Miracle
15
17
.469
3
Washington Mystics
12
20
.375
6
Cleveland Rockers
7
25
.219
11
1999
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Houston Comets
26
6
.813
--
Los Angeles Sparks
20
12
.625
6
Sacramento Monarchs
19
13
.594
7
Phoenix Mercury
15
17
.469
11
Minnesota Lynx
15
17
.469
11
Utah Starzz
15
17
.469
11