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Key Dates: 2016 WNBA Season

Below are the key dates for the 2016 WNBA season.

April 14: WNBA Draft presented by State Farm
April 24: Training camps open

May 1: Preseason games begin
May 14: WNBA Tip-Off presented by Verizon

July 23: Start of Olympic Break

August 24: End of Olympic Break
August 30: Trade Deadline, 8 pm ET

September 5: Player Playoff eligibility from Waivers, after midnight
September 18: End of regular season
September 21: Playoffs begin: (8) Phoenix at (5) Indiana (6 p.m. ET, ESPNews), (7) Seattle at (6) Atlanta (8 p.m. ET, ESPNews)
September 24: Second round begins: Phoenix at (3) New York (7 p.m. ET, NBA TV/ESPN3)
September 25: Second round: Seattle at (4) Chicago (1 p.m. ET, ESPN2)
September 27:  WNBA Inspiring Women Luncheon presented by ESPN
September 28:  Semifinals begin in (1) Minnesota (8 p.m. ET, ESPN2) and (2) Los Angeles (10 p.m. ET, ESPN2)
September 28: 2017 Draft Lottery at halftime of Game 1 of semifinals
September 30: Semifinals, Game 2: Phoenix at Minnesota (8 p.m. ET, ESPNews); Chicago at Los Angeles (10 p.m. ET, ESPNews)

October 2: Semifinals, Game 3: Minnesota at Phoenix (ESPN2); Los Angeles at Chicago (ESPN2)
October 4: Semifinals, Game 4: Los Angeles at Chicago (ESPN2)

October 9: WNBA Finals Game 1 in Minnesota, 3 p.m. ET (ABC)
October 11: WNBA Finals Game 2 in Minnesota, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN 2)
October 14: WNBA Finals Game 3 in Los Angeles, 9 p.m. ET (ESPN 2)
October 16: WNBA Finals Game 4 in Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
October 20: WNBA Finals Game 5 in Minnesota, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN 2)