NBA TV Tips Off WNBA Playoffs 2015 Presented by Boost Mobile with Back-To-Back Nights of Doubleheaders, Sept. 18-19, Featuring Tina Charles, Elena Della Donne, Maya Moore & Candace Parker
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
NBA TV Studio Coverage to Include Guest Analysts Featuring Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike & Atlanta Dream Head Coach Michael Cooper
NBA TV will televise up to six WNBA Playoffs 2015 presented by Boost Mobile games, beginning Friday, Sept. 18, with a Conference Semifinal doubleheader starting with the Eastern Conference’s Washington Mystics and two-time WNBA All-Star Ivory Latta visiting the top-seeded New York Liberty and four-time WNBA All-Star Tina Charles at 7 p.m. ET. In the second game of the night, the Western Conference’s No. 1-seeded Minnesota Lynx, led by 2014 WNBA MVP Maya Moore, will host the Los Angeles Sparks and two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker at 9 p.m.
The network will showcase a second doubleheader on Saturday, Sept. 19, featuring the Eastern Conference’s Chicago Sky and three-time WNBA All-Star Elena Delle Donne visiting the Indiana Fever and 2011 WNBA MVP Tamika Catchings at 7 p.m., followed by the defending champion Phoenix Mercury and 2014 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Brittney Griner visiting the Tulsa Shock and 2014 WNBA All-Rookie Team member Odyssey Sims at 9 p.m. NBA TV will continue with live Game 3 coverage, if necessary, for Chicago/Indiana and Phoenix/Tulsa on Monday, Sept. 21.
Rick Kamla will host the network’s pre-game, halftime and post-game coverage Friday, Sept. 18, and Saturday, Sept. 19, along with LaChina Robinson and Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike, who will serve as a guest analyst. On Monday, Sept. 21, NBA TV’s Game 3 studio coverage, if necessary, would be hosted by Kristen Ledlow along with Robinson and Atlanta Dream head coach and guest analyst Michael Cooper.
NBA TV’s WNBA Playoff schedule:
Date Time (ET) Matchup
Friday, Sept. 18 7 p.m. Washington Mystics at New York Liberty
(Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 1)
9 p.m. Los Angeles Sparks at Minnesota Lynx
(Western Conference Semifinals, Game 1)
Saturday, Sept. 19 7 p.m. Chicago Sky at Indiana Fever
(Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 2)
9 p.m. Phoenix Mercury at Tulsa Shock
(Western Conference Semifinals, Game 2)
Monday, Sept. 21 8 p.m. Indiana Fever at Chicago Sky
(Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 3, if necessary)
10 p.m. Tulsa Shock at Phoenix Mercury
(Western Conference Semifinals, Game 3, if necessary)
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