WNBA Honors Father-Daughter Relationships by Hosting Special Game Nights in Team Markets

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 -- The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) will once again celebrate the special connection between dads and daughters by inviting them to experience female athleticism at its best. From special ticket promotions to themed in-arena events, WNBA Dads & Daughters will encourage fathers and daughters to spend quality time together while forging a lasting bond through the game of basketball.

“As the WNBA continues its celebratory 15th season, we are honored to recognize the dads and daughters who have contributed to the league’s ongoing success,” said WNBA President Laurel Richie. "We can’t think of a better way to honor the close relationships shared between daughters and their fathers during these games then by providing an incredible and memorable experience for them to enjoy."

The league’s 12 teams will host events and offer exciting promotions, special premiums, collectable items, basketball clinics, player appearances, and in-arena contests. Additional information can be found on WNBA.com or team websites.

Dads & Daughters games include:

Atlanta Dream - Sunday, June 19
Chicago Sky - Friday, June 17
Connecticut Sun - Sunday, June 19
Indiana Fever - Tuesday, June 14
Los Angeles Sparks - Saturday, September 10
Minnesota Lynx - Friday, June 17
New York Liberty - Sunday, June 26
Phoenix Mercury - Sunday, June 19
San Antonio Silver Stars - Saturday, June 11
Seattle Storm - Friday, June 17
Tulsa Shock - Saturday, June 18
Washington Mystics - Sunday, June 26
More »

Video

Hammon Makes Coaching Debut

Becky Hammon makes history as the first woman to be a full time NBA coach.

USA Basketball Women’s National Team: Capturing the Gold

An all access look at the team’s journey through the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women culminating in their gold medal win

Nneka Ogwumike and Breanna Stewart: Off Day in Istanbul

During a break in their busy game schedule, Nneka Ogwumike and Breanna Stewart took a tour through Istanbul’s world famous spice market

Through The Lens: USA Women's National Team Takes Gold!

Look at all of the highlights from the U.S. Women's National Team's gold medal winning performance versus Spain in the 2014 FIBA World Championship.

Taylor+Leads+Australia+over+Turkey

Penny Taylor scored 13 points to lead Australia over Turkey in the third place game at the 2014 FIBA World Championship.