WNBA on NBA TV Schedule Tips Off with the San Antonio Stars and Kayla McBride at the Dallas Wings and Skylar Diggins on Saturday, May 21, at 8:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, May 12, 2016
NBA TV’s 2016 WNBA Season Preview to Feature Host Kristen Ledlow and Analyst LaChina Robinson with Guest Appearance from New WNBA President Lisa Borders, Today, Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m.
NBA TV will tip off its 2016 WNBA game coverage on Saturday, May 21, at 8:30 p.m. with the San Antonio Stars and WNBA All-Star Kayla McBride visiting the Dallas Wings and two-time WNBA All-Star Skylar Diggins. Overall, NBA TV will televise 42 games during the 2016 WNBA regular season – the league’s 20th season.
The WNBA on NBA TV 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.
Schedule highlights include:
- 10-time WNBA All-Star and second all-time leading scorer Tamika Catchings continues the pursuit of Tina Thompson’s scoring record in her final season, when the Indiana Fever visit the Atlanta Dream on May 29.
- 2009 WNBA MVP and seven-time WNBA All-Star Diana Taurasi and the Phoenix Mercury face off against Diggins, Odyssey Sims and the Dallas Wings in the nightcap of an NBA TV doubleheader on June 18.
- The defending champion Minnesota Lynx make their 2016 NBA TV debut on June 7, when they host the Mercury as they continue their quest for a third championship in four years.
- A clash of first-round draft picks between No. 1 overall pick and four-time NCAA Division I Champion Breanna Stewart (Seattle Storm) and 2016 10th overall pick Imani Boyette (Chicago Sky) in the second game of an NBA TV doubleheader on July 17.
- A 2015 WNBA Finals rematch when the defending champion Lynx visit Indianapolis to face the Fever on September 16.
Additionally, the network will preview the regular season on Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. with the 2016 WNBA Season Preview hosted by Kristen Ledlow and LaChina Robinson. The 30-minute show will cover the Lynx’s upcoming title defense, the return of Mercury veteran Taurasi, the arrival of Storm rookie Stewart, the career of Fever legend Catchings and a look back at 20 years of WNBA highlights. WNBA President Lisa Borders will also join the show.
WNBA on NBA TV Schedule
(All Times Eastern)
Saturday, May 21 at 8:30 p.m. - San Antonio Stars at Dallas Wings
Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m. - Chicago Sky at Atlanta Dream
Tuesday, May 24 at 11:00 a.m. - Atlanta Dream at New York Liberty
Friday, May 27 at 8:30 p.m. - Atlanta Dream at Dallas Wings
Sunday, May 29 at 3:00 p.m. - Indiana Fever at Atlanta Dream
Tuesday, June 7 at 8:00 p.m. Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx
Sunday, June 12 at 6:00 p.m. Seattle Storm at Indiana Fever
Saturday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m. - Atlanta Dream at Washington Mystics...10:00 p.m. - Dallas Wings at Phoenix Mercury
Sunday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. - New York Liberty at Indiana Fever
Tuesday, June 21 at 3:30 p.m. - Minnesota Lynx at Los Angeles Sparks
Wednesday, June 22 at 12:00 p.m. - New York Liberty at Atlanta Dream
Saturday, June 25 at 8:30 p.m. - Indiana Fever at Dallas Wings
Sunday, June 26 at 3:00 p.m. - Phoenix Mercury at New York Liberty...5:00 p.m. - Connecticut Sun at Los Angeles Sparks
Wednesday, June 29 at 8:00 p.m. - New York Liberty at Minnesota Lynx...10:00 p.m. - Connecticut Sun at Phoenix Mercury
Thursday, June 30 at 3:30 p.m. - Atlanta Dream at Los Angeles Sparks
Wednesday, July 13 at 12:30 p.m. - Los Angeles Sparks at Chicago Sky
Sunday, July 17 at 3:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Sparks at Atlanta Dream...7:00 p.m. - Chicago Sky at Seattle Storm
Wednesday, July 20 at 12:30 p.m. - Connecticut Sun at Dallas Wings...3:00 p.m. - San Antonio Stars at Seattle Storm
Thursday, July 21 at 11:00 a.m. - Indiana Fever at New York Liberty
Friday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. - Seattle Storm at Minnesota Lynx
Friday, August 26 at 8:00 p.m. - New York Liberty at San Antonio Stars...10:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Sparks at Seattle Storm
Satudray, August 27 at 7:00 p.m. - Washington Mystics at Indiana Fever
Sunday, August 28 at 3:00 p.m. - Connecticut Sun at Atlanta Dream
Tuesday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. - Phoenix Mercury at Indiana Fever
Wednesday, August 31 at 10:00 p.m. - Dallas Wings at Seattle Storm
Thursday, September 1 at 7:00 p.m. - New York Liberty at Indiana Fever
Friday, September 2 at 8:30 p.m. - Seattle Storm at Chicago Sky
Sunday, September 4 at 6:00 p.m. - Seattle Storm at Atlanta Dream
Tuesday, September 6 at 10:30 p.m. - Minnesota Lynx at Los Angeles Sparks
Sunday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Sparks at Seattle Storm
Tuesday, September 13 at 10:30 p.m. - Phoenix Mercury at Los Angeles Sparks
Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. - Washington Mystics at Atlanta Dream
Friday, September 16 at 7:00 p.m. - Minnesota Lynx at Indiana Fever...10:30 p.m. - San Antonio Stars at Los Angeles Sparks
Saturday, September 17 at 8:00 p.m. - Atlanta Dream at Minnesota Lynx
Sunday, September 18 at 7:00 p.m. - Chicago Sky at Seattle Storm