Thomas is still the president of the team, and he said in an interview with The Associated Press at the start of the season that the two positions weren’t directly connected.
Domestic violence, absent marquee players and Isiah Thomas lobbying to become a potential owner have made for a busy WNBA offseason.
WNBA President Laurel J. Richie told the AP a few weeks ago that she had hoped to have a decision on Thomas’ ownership application by the start of the season, which begins Friday.
The league is reviewing the hiring of Thomas — once the subject of a sexual harassment lawsuit — as president of the New York Liberty.
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The Mystics will face second-seeded Atlanta in a three-game conference semifinal series.
New York (11-19) now trails fourth-place Indiana by three games with four games to play.
New York got off to a slow start, trailing 23-13 after the first quarter. The Sparks led 39-30 at halftime.
Cappie Pondexter scored 18 points to lead New York (5-7), which has lost five of its last six games.
The Liberty had three chances after Johnson’s go-ahead basket, but Katie Smith missed two three pointers, and Pondexter missed another shot.
Cappie Pondexter and Plenette Pierson scored 17 points, leading the Liberty past Atlanta 76-67 for the Dream’s first loss this season.
Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer says he plans to start veteran forward Katie Smith in Carson’s place and rookie Toni Young could see more playing time.
Before they were college basketball stars and the future of the WNBA, Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne had something else in common: They were all bullied when they were kids.
NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire in February 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.