The 2016 – ’17 NBA season is winding down as the playoffs are in full swing, but for those wanting their basketball fix even after the season ends, ESPN and its networks have the answer.
The WNBA’s 2017 season officially tips off May 13 at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN. Ryan Ruocco will have the call for the game. He will be joined by analyst Rebecca Lobo for additional commentary. Reporter Holly Rowe will be courtside for all of the latest in-game news and interviews.
The team of Ruocco, Rowe and Lobo won’t be the only well-known names scheduled to appear on espnW throughout its WNBA 2017 season broadcast schedule. Pam Ward and LaChina Robinson will both appear on select games, too. Prim Siripipat will serve as a studio analyst for the network’s broadcast schedule this season.
The worldwide leader in sports will carry coverage of 16 WNBA games this season beginning with the season opener between the Los Angeles Sparks and Seattle Storm. Along with its 16-game broadcast schedule for the league’s regular season, ESPN’s networks will also carry full coverage of the league’s postseason.
This season’s broadcast schedule includes two matchups between the Sparks and Lynx (July 6 and Aug. 27), three games featuring the Storm and three featuring the Washington Mystics. The New York Liberty and Dallas Wings each have three games on the network’s schedule, too. ABC, which is also part of the ESPN family of networks, will carry full coverage of the 2017 WNBA All Star game Saturday, July 22 at 3:30 p.m. ET. espnW’s full broadcast schedule for the 2017 WNBA season is noted below.
Date Time (ET) Game Network
Sat, May 13 5 p.m. Seattle Storm at Los Angeles Sparks ESPN
Thu, May 18 7 p.m. Minnesota Lynx at New York Liberty ESPN2
Tue, May 23 8 p.m. Connecticut Sun at Minnesota Lynx ESPN2
Tue, May 30 7 p.m. Los Angeles Sparks at New York Liberty ESPN2
Tue, Jun 6 8 p.m. Washington Mystics at Dallas Wings ESPN2
Tue, Jun 13 10 p.m. Dallas Wings at Los Angeles Sparks ESPN2
Fri, Jun 23 8 p.m. Washington Mystics at Minnesota Lynx ESPN2
Thu, Jun 29 8 p.m. Seattle Storm at Connecticut Sun ESPN2
Thu, Jul 6 8 p.m. Los Angeles Sparks at Minnesota Lynx ESPN2
Tue, Jul 18 9 p.m. Chicago Sky at Seattle Storm ESPN2
Sat, Jul 22 3:30 p.m. WNBA All-Star Game 2017 ABC
Tue, Jul 25 8 p.m. New York Liberty at Minnesota Lynx ESPN2
Thu, Aug 3 8 p.m. Atlanta Dream at Minnesota Lynx ESPN2
Thu, Aug 10 8 p.m. Phoenix Mercury at Dallas Wings ESPN2
Wed, Aug 16 7 p.m. Los Angeles Sparks at Washington Mystics ESPN2
Thu, Aug 24 9 p.m. Los Angeles Sparks at Phoenix Mercury ESPN2
Sun, Aug 27 7 p.m. Minnesota Lynx at Los Angeles Sparks ESPN2
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