2023 WNBA Guide: WNBA Schedules, scores, how to watch & more

2023 WNBA Guide: WNBA Schedules, scores, how to watch & more

The WNBA is the premier women’s professional basketball league in the world, featuring the best basketball players from the United States and around the globe. The 2023 WNBA season has concluded and the finals tip off on Oct. 8 and will feature the Las Vegas Aces vs. the New York Liberty. Follow along to find out how to watch, explore the WNBA schedule and more.

WNBA Finals Schedule

View the remaining games below.  All times shown in ET.

WNBA All-Star Game

The WNBA All-Star Game 2023 was held at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas on July 15, 2023. The midseason exhibition game that features the league’s top players

WNBA Finals & Playoffs

The WNBA playoffs began in September, with the top eight teams from the regular season competing in a single-elimination tournament. The top two teams from each conference then face off in a best-of-five series for the WNBA Finals to determine the champion. In 2023 the Las Vegas Aces and New York Liberty are in the WNBA Finals. 

How to Watch WNBA Games

There are several options for watching WNBA games. Most games will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2, and ABC.


Find your channels below and check the schedule above to find out when your favorite WNBA teams are playing. 

How to Watch the WNBA Finals

Game 1: Oct. 8 in Las Vegas – 3 p.m. ET on ABC
Game 2: Oct. 11 in Las Vegas – 9 p.m. ET on ESPN
Game 3: Oct. 15 in New York – 3 p.m. ET on ABC
Game 4*: Oct. 18 in New York – 8 p.m. ET on ESPN
Game 5*: Oct. 20 in Las Vegas – 9 p.m. ET on ESPN

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WNBA Teams

There are 12 teams in the WNBA, divided into two conferences –  the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference.

Eastern Conference

  • Atlanta Dream
  • Chicago Sky
  • Connecticut Sun
  • Indiana Fever
  • New York Liberty
  • Washington Mystics

Western Conference

  • Dallas Wings
  • Las Vegas Aces
  • Los Angeles Sparks
  • Minnesota Lynx
  • Phoenix Mercury
  • Seattle Storm.

WNBA Key Players

The WNBA is home to some of the most talented basketball players in the world, including reigning MVP Breanna Stewart, legendary scorer Diana Taurasi, rising star A’ja Wilson and dunk queen, Brittney Griner.


Top WNBA Questions

How many WNBA teams are there?

There are 12 WNBA teams. See them all above.

How much do WNBA players make?

On average, WNBA players made $102,751 in 2022 according to NBA Connecticut.

How many dunks in WNBA history?

In 2021, there were only 28 dunks in the WNBA, 22 of which were accomplished by Brittney Griner, according to ESPN.

When does the WNBA season start?

The 2023 WNBA season starts on May 19 when the Phoenix Mercury take on the Los Angeles Sparks.

Who is the WNBA logo?

Although there’s no official word, the female athlete featured in the WNBA logo is popularly thought to be the silhouette of Sue Bird.

How many games in WNBA season?

There are 32 games in the WNBA regular season.

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