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NBA TV Announces 2018 WNBA Broadcast Schedule

NBA TV will tip off its 2018 WNBA game schedule with three straight days of live game coverage, beginning with the WNBA’s season opener featuring the Dallas Wings and Skylar Diggins-Smith at the Phoenix Mercury and Brittney Griner on Friday, May 18, at 10 p.m. ET.

The following afternoon, three of the top four picks in the 2018 WNBA Draft will square off as the Indiana Fever, with Kelsey Mitchell (No. 2 overall pick), host the Chicago Sky with Diamond DeShields (No. 3) and Gabby Williams (No. 4) on Saturday, May 19, at 1 p.m.

The network’s third straight day of WNBA live game telecasts will feature the Fever visiting the Washington Mystics and Elena Delle Donne on Sunday, May 20, at 1 p.m.

One week later, the new Las Vegas Aces and first overall WNBA Draft pick A’ja Wilson will make their home debut on national television hosting the Seattle Storm and Breanna Stewart on Sunday, May 27, at 8:30 p.m.

Additional game highlights include:

  • Friday, August 3 – The 2017 WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx – with Maya Moore and Sylvia Fowles – visit the Storm with Stewart and Sue Bird at 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 5 – The Los Angeles Sparks – with Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike – host the Mercury, featuring Griner and Diana Taurasi, at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 8 – The New York Liberty and Tina Charles host the Sparks and Parker at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 15 – The Sparks and Ogwumike visit the Mystics and Delle Donne at 7 p.m.

NBA TV’s WNBA schedule will include appearances from all 12 WNBA teams, along with extensive coverage of the league throughout the season including highlights and postgame interviews with players and coaches following key WNBA matchups. Overall, the network will televise 49 games throughout the regular season.

Additionally, the network will preview the regular season on Thursday, May 17, at 7 p.m. with the 2018 WNBA Season Preview hosted by Ros Gold-Onwude and LaChina Robinson.

2018 WNBA ON NBA TV SCHEDULE

May 18 (Friday), 10 PM ET – Dallas @ Phoenix
May 19 (Saturday), 1 PM ET – Chicago @ Indiana
May 20 (Sunday), 1 PM ET – Indiana @ Washington
May 27 (Sunday), 8:30 PM ET – Seattle @ Las Vegas
June 9 (Saturday), 2 PM ET – Minnesota @ Connecticut
June 14 (Thursday), 11:30 AM ET – Indiana @ Atlanta
June 17 (Sunday), 8 PM ET – Phoenix @ Las Vegas
June 24 (Sunday), 4 PM ET – Seattle @ Dallas
June 27 (Wednesday), 7 PM ET – Indiana @ Connecticut
June 27 (Wednesday), 10 PM ET – Dallas @ Las Vegas
June 28 (Thursday), 7 PM ET – New York @ Washington
June 29 (Friday), 8 PM ET – Atlanta @ Minnesota
July 11 (Wednesday), 11:30 AM ET – New York @ Connecticut
July 15 (Sunday), 3 PM ET – Chicago @ New York
July 15 (Sunday), 5 PM ET – Phoenix @ Indiana
July 15 (Sunday), 7 PM ET – Connecticut @ Minnesota
July 18 (Wednesday), 1 PM ET – Indiana @ Minnesota
July 20 (Friday), 7 PM ET – Seattle @ Connecticut
July 20 (Friday), 9 PM ET – Dallas @ Chicago
July 21 (Saturday), 3 PM ET – Washington @ New York
July 22 (Sunday), 3 PM ET – Seattle @ Atlanta
July 22 (Sunday), 6 PM ET – Los Angeles @ Chicago
July 31 (Tuesday), 8 PM ET – Chicago @ Dallas
August 1 (Wednesday), 7 PM ET – New York @ Connecticut
August 1 (Wednesday), 10 PM ET – Phoenix @ Las Vegas
August 2 (Thursday), 7 PM ET – Dallas @ Indiana
August 3 (Friday), 7 PM ET – Las Vegas @ Washington
August 3 (Friday), 10 PM ET – Minnesota @ Seattle
August 4 (Saturday), 3 PM ET – Indiana @ New York
August 5 (Sunday), 4 PM ET – Washington @ Dallas
August 5 (Sunday), 7 PM ET – Phoenix @ Los Angeles
August 6 (Monday), 11 AM ET – Seattle @ New York
August 7 (Tuesday), 7 PM ET – Seattle @ Indiana
August 7 (Tuesday), 10 PM ET – Washington @ Phoenix
August 8 (Wednesday), 7 PM ET – Los Angeles @ New York
August 9 (Thursday), 11:30 AM ET – Seattle @ Washington
August 9 (Thursday), 7 PM ET – Los Angeles @ Atlanta
August 9 (Thursday), 10 PM ET – Minnesota @ Las Vegas
August 10 (Friday), 10 PM ET – Indiana @ Phoenix
August 11 (Saturday), 2 PM ET – Dallas @ Atlanta
August 12 (Sunday), 1 PM ET – Dallas @ Washington
August 14 (Tuesday), 8 PM ET – Chicago @ Minnesota
August 14 (Tuesday), 10:30 PM ET – New York @ Los Angeles
August 15 (Wednesday), 7 PM ET – Washington @ Indiana
August 15 (Wednesday), 10 PM ET – New York @ Las Vegas
August 17 (Friday), 7 PM ET – Los Angeles @ Washington
August 17 (Friday), 10 PM ET – New York @ Seattle
August 18 (Saturday), 4 PM ET – Chicago @ Indiana