WNBA Announces Schedule Of 20 Games To Be Streamed Live On Twitter For 2018 Regular Season

NEW YORKMay 2, 2018 – The WNBA today announced the 20 games that will be live streamed on Twitter during the 2018 season.  Twitter will return for its second consecutive season of live game coverage with four games on Sunday, May 20, followed by games each Tuesday and a season finale on Sunday, Aug. 19.

 Twitter’s four-game schedule on May 20 helps headline #WNBAAllDay, when all 12 teams will be in action as part of WNBA Tip-Off 2018 presented by Verizon.  The action on Twitter will start with the Las Vegas Aces visiting the Connecticut Sun at 1 p.m. ET, followed by the Dallas Wings hosting the Atlanta Dream at 3 p.m. ET.  Later, the New York Liberty will visit the Chicago Sky at 7 p.m. ET and the Phoenix Mercury will host the Seattle Storm at 9 p.m. ET.

 Every WNBA team will make at least two game appearances on Twitter during the league’s 22nd season.  In addition to Twitter, WNBA games can be seen on ESPN2, NBA TV, WNBA League Pass and the ESPN App this season.

 During its inaugural season on Twitter, the WNBA averaged 613,000 unique viewers per game for its 20-game schedule.  The Mercury vs. the Wings (5/14/17), the San Antonio Stars vs. the Wings (5/25/17) and the Mercury vs. the Minnesota Lynx (7/14/17) were the three most-viewed games of the 2017 season, averaging 1.1 million unique viewers.



2018 WNBA Schedule: Live Games on Twitter


Date                            Road Team                Home Team               Time (ET)

Sunday, May 20          Las Vegas Aces          Connecticut Sun          1 p.m.

Sunday, May 20          Atlanta Dream             Dallas Wings               3 p.m.

Sunday, May 20          New York Liberty       Chicago Sky                7 p.m.

Sunday, May 20          Phoenix Mercury        Seattle Storm              9 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22        Los Angeles Sparks    Indiana Fever              7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 29        Minnesota Lynx          Atlanta Dream             7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 29        Washington Mystics   Seattle Storm              10 p.m.

Tuesday, June 5          Phoenix Mercury        New York Liberty       11 a.m.

Tuesday, June 12        Phoenix Mercury        Dallas Wings               8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 19        Las Vegas Aces          Seattle Storm              10 p.m.

Tuesday, June 26        Dallas Wings               Los Angeles Sparks    10:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 3           Indiana Fever              Minnesota Lynx          8 p.m.

Tuesday, July 10         Los Angeles Sparks    Seattle Storm              3 p.m.

Tuesday, July 17         New York Liberty       Dallas Wings               1 p.m.

Tuesday, July 24         Atlanta Dream             Los Angeles Sparks    10:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 31         Washington Mystics   Atlanta Dream             7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 31         Seattle Storm              Phoenix Mercury        10 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 7          Minnesota Lynx          Chicago Sky                8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 14        Dallas Wings               Connecticut Sun          7 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 19         Los Angeles Sparks    Connecticut Sun          3 p.m.


About the WNBA

The WNBA – which features 12 teams and is the most successful women’s professional team sports league in the world – is a unique global sports property combining competition, sportsmanship, and entertainment value with its status as an icon for social change, achievement, and diversity.  The league, which counts Verizon as its leaguewide marquee partner, tips off its 22nd season on May 18, 2018.


Through WNBA Cares, the WNBA is deeply committed to creating programs that improve the quality of life for all people, with a special emphasis on programs that promote a healthy lifestyle, increase breast and women’s health awareness, support youth and family development, and focus on education.  For more information about the WNBA, visit www.WNBA.com.


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