NBA TV's coverage of the WNBA's 25th season will tip off with the New York Liberty and 2020 No. 1 overall pick Sabrina Ionescu hosting the Indiana Fever and Kelsey Mitchell on Friday, May 14, at 7 p.m. ET.
The next week, a pair of former WNBA MVPs will meet when the 2020 WNBA Champion Seattle Storm and Breanna Stewart visit the Minnesota Lynx and Sylvia Fowles on Thursday, May 20, at 8 p.m.
Additional highlights for the 35-game schedule this season include:
– Eight appearances by the Los Angeles Sparks and 2016 WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike, including a pair of games against the Connecticut Sun and three-time WNBA All-Star DeWanna Bonner – Saturday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 p.m.
– Six appearances by the Las Vegas Aces and 2020 WNBA MVP A'Ja Wilson, including Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 10 p.m. vs. Minnesota and 2017 WNBA MVP Fowles.
– Five appearances by the Chicago Sky and two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker, including Tuesday, Aug. 31, at 10 p.m. vs. the Phoenix Mercury and 2009 WNBA MVP Diana Taurasi.
NBA TV will tip off its second year of WNBA Weekly on Thursday, May 13, at 6 p.m. with a 2021 season preview. The 30-minute show, airing on Thursdays throughout the season, will feature Renee Montgomery, along with regular contributions from the network's talented roster of hosts, analysts and reporters. The show will also be available on demand via the NBA app. The first episode will feature two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker, who sat down for an interview with her NBA on TNT Tuesday Night colleague Dwyane Wade to discuss returning to Chicago to play for the Sky, among other topics.
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Select elements for the WNBA’s historic 25th season include the inaugural Commissioner’s Cup, the WNBA All-Star Game, selection of The W25, the greatest game-changing players since the league’s inception in 1997, and the unveiling over the second half of the season and playoffs of the WNBA’s 25 Greatest Moments ranked from No. 25 through No. 1. Details on these season elements will be forthcoming.
WNBA on NBA TV 2021 Schedule
|Fri.||May 14||Indiana||New York||7 p.m.|
|Thu.||May 20||Seattle||Minnesota||8 p.m.|
|Sun.||June 13||Washington||Atlanta||3:30 p.m.|
|Sat.||July 3||Connecticut||Indiana||1 p.m.|
|Fri.||July 9||New York||Indiana||7 p.m.|
|Sun.||July 11||Minnesota||Los Angeles||9 p.m.|
|Tue.||Aug. 17||Atlanta||Los Angeles||10:30 p.m.|
|Thu.||Aug. 19||Minnesota||Connecticut||7 p.m.|
|Thu.||Aug. 19||Atlanta||Los Angeles||10:30 p.m.|
|Sat.||Aug. 21||Minnesota||Chicago||8 p.m.|
|Wed.||Aug. 25||Phoenix||New York||7 p.m.|
|Thu.||Aug. 26||Las Vegas||Atlanta||7 p.m.|
|Fri.||Aug. 27||Chicago||Seattle||10 p.m.|
|Sat.||Aug. 28||Las Vegas||Indiana||1 p.m.|
|Sat.||Aug. 28||Los Angeles||Connecticut||7 p.m.|
|Tue.||Aug. 31||Connecticut||Washington||7 p.m.|
|Tue.||Aug. 31||Chicago||Phoenix||10 p.m.|
|Thu.||Sept. 2||Los Angeles||Minnesota||8 p.m.|
|Thu.||Sept. 2||Chicago||Las Vegas||10 p.m.|
|Sat.||Sept. 4||Phoenix||Indiana||1 p.m.|
|Sat.||Sept. 4||Washington||Minnesota||8 p.m.|
|Mon.||Sept. 6||Phoenix||Indiana||7 p.m.|
|Wed.||Sept. 8||Minnesota||Las Vegas||10 p.m.|
|Thu.||Sept. 9||Connecticut||Los Angeles||10:30 p.m.|
|Fri.||Sept. 10||Atlanta||Washington||7 p.m.|
|Sat.||Sept. 11||New York||Dallas||8 p.m.|
|Sat.||Sept. 11||Connecticut||Phoenix||10 p.m.|
|Sun.||Sept. 12||Indiana||Minnesota||7 p.m.|
|Sun.||Sept. 12||Seattle||Los Angeles||9 p.m.|
|Mon.||Sept. 13||Dallas||Las Vegas||10 p.m.|
|Tue.||Sept. 14||Indiana||Atlanta||7 p.m.|
|Fri.||Sept. 17||Las Vegas||Chicago||8 p.m.|
|Fri.||Sept. 17||Phoenix||Seattle||10 p.m.|
|Sun.||Sept. 19||Atlanta||Connecticut||1 p.m.|
|Sun.||Sept. 19||Los Angeles||Dallas||5 p.m.|