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NBA TV’s WNBA Schedule Tips Off with Three Straight Days of Live Game Coverage

NBA TV will tip off its 2018 WNBA game schedule with three straight days of live game coverage, beginning with the WNBA’s season opener featuring the Dallas Wings and Skylar Diggins-Smith at the Phoenix Mercury and Brittney Griner on Friday, May 18, at 10 p.m. ET.

The following afternoon, three of the top four picks in the 2018 WNBA Draft will square off as the Indiana Fever, with Kelsey Mitchell (No. 2 overall pick), host the Chicago Sky with Diamond DeShields (No. 3) and Gabby Williams (No. 4) on Saturday, May 19, at 1 p.m.

The network’s third straight day of WNBA live game telecasts will feature the Fever visiting the Washington Mystics and Elena Delle Donne onSunday, May 20, at 1 p.m.


One week later, the new Las Vegas Aces and first overall WNBA Draft pick A’ja Wilson will make their home debut on national television hosting the Seattle Storm and Breanna Stewart on Sunday, May 27, at 8:30 p.m.


Additional game highlights include:


  • Friday, August 3 – The 2017 WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx – with Maya Moore and Sylvia Fowles – visit the Storm with Stewart and Sue Bird at 10 p.m.


  • Sunday, August 5 – The Los Angeles Sparks – with Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike – host the Mercury, featuring Griner and Diana Taurasi, at 7 p.m.


  • Wednesday, August 8 – The New York Liberty and Tina Charles host the Sparks and Parker at 7 p.m.


  • Wednesday, August 15 – The Sparks and Ogwumike visit the Mystics and Delle Donne at 7 p.m.


NBA TV’s WNBA schedule will include appearances from all 12 WNBA teams, along with extensive coverage of the league throughout the season including highlights and postgame interviews with players and coaches following key WNBA matchups. Overall, the network will televise 49 games throughout the regular season.


Additionally, the network will preview the regular season on Thursday, May 17, at 7 p.m. with the 2018 WNBA Season Preview hosted by Ros Gold-Onwude and LaChina Robinson.


WNBA on NBA TV Schedule

(All Times Eastern)




May 18 Friday 10 p.m. Dallas at Phoenix
May 19 Saturday 1 p.m. Chicago at Indiana
May 20 Sunday 1 p.m. Indiana at Washington
May 27 Sunday 8:30 p.m. Seattle at Las Vegas




June 9 Saturday 2 p.m. Minnesota at Connecticut
June 14 Thursday 11:30 a.m. Indiana at Atlanta
June 17 Sunday 8 p.m. Phoenix at Las Vegas
June 24 Sunday 4 p.m. Seattle at Dallas
6 p.m. Minnesota at Las Vegas
June 27 Wednesday 7 p.m. Indiana at Connecticut
10 p.m. Dallas at Las Vegas
June 28 Thursday 7 p.m. New York at Washington
June 29 Friday 8 p.m. Atlanta at Minnesota




July 11 Wednesday 11:30 a.m. New York at Connecticut
July 15 Sunday 3 p.m. Chicago at New York
5 p.m. Phoenix at Indiana
7 p.m. Connecticut at Minnesota
July 18 Wednesday 1 p.m. Indiana at Minnesota
July 20 Friday 7 p.m. Seattle at Connecticut
9 p.m. Dallas at Chicago
July 21 Saturday 3 p.m. Washington at New York
July 22 Sunday 3 p.m. Seattle at Atlanta
6 p.m. Los Angeles at Chicago
July 31 Tuesday 8 p.m. Chicago at Dallas




August 1 Wednesday 7 p.m. New York at Connecticut
10 p.m. Phoenix at Las Vegas
August 2 Thursday 7 p.m. Dallas at Indiana
August 3 Friday 7 p.m. Las Vegas at Washington
10 p.m. Minnesota at Seattle
August 4 Saturday 3 p.m. Indiana at New York
August 5 Sunday 4 p.m. Washington at Dallas
7 p.m. Phoenix at Los Angeles
August 6 Monday 11 a.m. Seattle at New York
August 7 Tuesday 7 p.m. Seattle at Indiana
10 p.m. Washington at Phoenix
August 8 Wednesday 7 p.m. Los Angeles at New York
August 9 Thursday 11:30 a.m. Seattle at Washington
7 p.m. Los Angeles at Atlanta
10 p.m. Minnesota at Las Vegas
August 10 Friday 10:30 p.m. Indiana at Phoenix
August 11 Saturday 2 p.m. Dallas at Atlanta
August 12 Sunday 1 p.m. Dallas at Washington
August 14 Tuesday 8 p.m. Chicago at Minnesota
10:30 p.m. New York at Los Angeles
August 15 Wednesday 7 p.m. Washington at Indiana
10 p.m. New York at Las Vegas
August 17 Friday 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Washington
10 p.m. New York at Seattle
August 18 Saturday 4 p.m. Chicago at Indiana


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