First Round Playoff Dates Announced
Team Will Play Game One of First Round at the USC Galen Center on Sept. 27
The Los Angeles Sparks today announced the schedule for the first round of the WNBA Playoffs. The Sparks will host the San Antonio Silver Stars on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00PM at the USC Galen Center. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN2.
With their 101-76 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday, the Sparks clinched second place and home-court advantage in the first round of the Playoffs.
The schedule for the first round of the WNBA Playoffs is as follows: (all times Pacific)
Round 1 / Conference Semi-Finals (best of three)
Sept. 27 at 7:00PM - Sparks vs Silver Stars at USC Galen Center - ESPN2
Sept. 29 at 12:00PM - Sparks at Silver Stars at AT&T Center - NBA TV
October 1 at 7:30PM - Sparks vs. Silver Stars at STAPLES Center - NBA TV
Following the first round, the Western Conference Semifinals is also a best-of-three series. The WNBA Finals is a best-of-five game series. Times and dates are to be determined.
Tickets for the first round of the Playoffs will go on sale on Thursday, September 20 at 10:00AM Pacific. Fans can call 800.745.3000 or visit LASparks.com to purchase playoff tickets.
Los Angeles remains at home to close out the season on Thursday when they host the defending champion Minnesota Lynx at 7:30PM at STAPLES Center.