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|