The pairings for the first round of the 2023 WNBA playoffs have been determined; all that remains is for the games to begin.
Wednesday opens the first round with the opening games of two series. Thursday will see the debut of the two remaining series. The first-round series are best-of-three contests.
ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, NBA TV, and ESPN will broadcast the games.
Games are available for live streaming on Watch ESPN (for cable/satellite subscribers) and the ESPN app.
*All Times EDT
Tuesday in Phoenix, if necessary, for Game 3. Time and TV to be determined
Game 2: Saturday at 9 p.m. in Las Vegas (ESPN2)
Game 1 results: Mercury ended with a score of 79 to 63 in favour of Las Vegas.
Tuesday in New York, Game 3 (if necessary), Time and TV TBD
Game 2: Saturday at noon in Chicago (ESPN)
Game 1 results: Chicago Sky91, New York Liberty 98.
Dallas will host Game 3 on August 24 if required. Time and TV to be determined
Game 2: Sunday at noon in Connecticut (ABC)
Game 1 is on Thursday at 8 p.m. in Connecticut (ESPNU and NBA TV)
Game 3 will be played on August 24 in Washington, with time and TV to be determined.
Game 2: Sunday at 4 p.m. in Seattle (ESPN)
Game1 will take place on Thursday at 10 p.m. in Seattle (ESPN2)