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Key Dates: 2018 WNBA Season

Below are key dates for the 2018 WNBA season.

April 12: WNBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm
April 29: 
Training camps open

May 6-13: Preseason games
May 17:
Final roster cut-down deadline — 12 players, 5:00 PM ET
May 18: 
WNBA Tip-Off 2018 presented by Verizon

June: WNBA Pride Month

July 23: Trade deadline, 8:00 PM ET
July 28: Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018 – Minneapolis, 3:30 PM ET

August: WNBA FIT Month
August: 
WNBA Breast Health Awareness
August 19: End of regular season
August 21: Playoffs begin

September 16: Last possible Finals date

March 30-April 1: NCAA Women’s Final Four