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Basketball may not be on your radar in these dog days of summer — but it should be.
From Las Vegas to Edmonton to Slovenia, here’s what’s going on across the globe:
The WNBA semifinals are underway and it doesn’t get much better than Aces vs. Storm, which pits leading MVP candidates A’Ja Wilson of Las Vegas against Breanna Stewart of Seattle. Las Vegas is also armed with league-leading scorer Kelsey Plum and Most Improved Player Jackie Young — not to mention Coach of the Year Becky Hammon, who left the NBA’s Spurs ahead of the season and proceeded to become one of the most successful rookie bench bosses ever. Seattle counters with retiring legend Sue Bird and eight-time all-star Tina Charles. Head coach Noelle Quinn is also the…