The 2014 WNBA Preseason Tournament games tip off at 6:00 p.m. ET on May 9 with a battle between Eastern Conference rivals, Chicago and Indiana. The Sky, which posted the best record (24-10) in the East a year ago, is led by 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year Elena Delle Donne, while the 2012 WNBA champion Fever boasts former league MVP Tamika Catchings. That game will be followed by a clash between the defending WNBA champion Lynx and the Mercury, winners of the WNBA championship in both 2007 and 2009, at 8:30 p.m. ET.

The winners of the opening round of games will meet in a championship game on Sunday, May 11, at 1:00 p.m. ET. The other two teams will compete in a consolation game at 10:30 a.m ET prior to the championship.

In addition to the four-game tournament, a full slate of clinics, practices and autograph sessions featuring the WNBA players and coaches will be conducted in conjunction with the AAU Spring Fling II girls’ basketball event which will also be hosted at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Over 1,500 girls basketball players from the 3rd through 12th grade divisions will be on site competing in the AAU event.

“The WNBA is thrilled to be partnering with AAU and Disney to bring young women who are learning the game and some of today’s top talent in women’s basketball to the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex,” said WNBA President Laurel J. Richie. “This weekend of tournaments will provide a unique opportunity to showcase the current and future talent in our sport.”

Fans will have an opportunity to purchase tickets for the WNBA Preseason Tournament 2014 starting today on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Tickets may be purchased at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Box Office or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or The two-game package for Friday, May 9 is available for $20, as is the two-game package for Sunday, May 11. A four-game package is available for $35. *Prices do not include any service or printing fees.

The Sky will travel from Orlando to Delaware for their final 2014 preseason game. The game played at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center will count as a home game for Chicago as reigning WNBA Rookie of the Year, and Delaware native, Elena Delle Donne and the Sky take on the Washington Mystics.

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