This year, the Washington Mystics were the second of the three professional teams that play at the Verizon Center to; have one of if not their best season ever, while grabbing the first overall seed in the Eastern Conference heading into the playoffs, only to come up disappointingly short in the first round. Unlike with the Capitals however, the Mystics playoff collapse has spurred a change in management within the organization.â†µ
According to the Washington Post, the Mystics will not bring back Angela Taylor, who has been the GM With the team for the last two years.â†µ
"Angela Taylor's contract has expired and we were not able to reach an agreement on a new deal to retain her as general manager," Mystics Managing Partner Sheila Johnson said in a statement released by the team Saturday.â†µ
After going 10-24 the season before bringing Taylor on board, the Mystics have made the playoffs in both of her seasons at the helm.