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ESPN2 Posts Highest WNBA Overnight Rating for a Regular-Season Game Since 2011

ESPN2’s presentation of the Seattle Storm vs. the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday, June 28, was the highest-rated, regular-season WNBA game on ESPN2 since 2011, and the highest-rated, regular-season WNBA game on the ESPN networks (excluding ABC) since 2016. The telecast delivered a 0.4 overnight rating.

The top five markets included: Portland, Ore. (2.5), Seattle-Tacoma (1.2), Memphis (1.1), New Orleans (0.9), and Louisville (0.9).

ESPN’s coverage of the 2018 WNBA season will continue Thursday, July 5, with a rematch of the last two WNBA Finals – Los Angeles Sparks at Minnesota Lynx – at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.