"We have definitely relaxed a little bit _ as much as you don't want to," said star forward Lauren Jackson, who missed the playoffs the last two years due to injuries. "It wasn't a fluke that we won as many games as we did. We have to get back at it and play the game and play it the way we know how."
"That run we made when we were 22-2 - that was just awesome," she said. "And winning like that at home, and after every game having the feeling of relief and knowing that we can win here - that was probably the most important part for me."