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“We’re really focused on the ‘W’ and because so many of our metrics on a league level and team level are heading in the right direction, we’re feeling really good about this season and where we’ll end up at the end of the season,” she said. “We wish (the NBA) well as they continue those discussions … But what we’re really focused on is growing our franchise and growing our business.”

The regular season ends on Sept. 11, with the conference semifinals beginning four days later. The WNBA finals are scheduled to start Oct. 2.

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