Clinching the Top Seed in the East

A Sky win on 8/31 vs. Atlanta will clinch the Top Playoff Seed in Eastern Conference.

With a win, the Sky will be 21-8 for the season. With a loss, Atlanta will be 14-13 for the season. If Atlanta were to win their remaining 7 games, their record would be 21-13. If the Sky were to lose their remaining 5 games, their record would be 21-13.

First tie breaker in the WNBA is head to head competition. This scenario would result in a tie between the two teams with Atlanta winning the remaining game in Chicago Friday September 13.

Second tie breaker in the WNBA is better winning percentage within own conference. With a win tonight, the Sky will be 15-4 in the Eastern Conference. With a loss, Atlanta will be 10-8. If Chicago loses their remaining 3 Eastern Conference games, their conference record will be 15-7. If Atlanta wins their remaining 4 Eastern Conference games, they finish at 14-8.

Based on second tiebreaker, the Sky will win the top seed.