This weekend is jam-packed with must-see WNBA matchups as the league’s regular season concludes. With one playoff spot left to clinch, Friday and Sunday’s games have big implications for the postseason, with the New York Liberty, Washington Mystics, and Los Angeles Sparks all in contention.
The oldest non-major LPGA tour event, the Portland Classic, will is also happening this weekend, airing every afternoon on the Golf Channel.
Friday, September 17 at 7 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network
Napheesa Collier and Sylvia Fowles lead the Lynx as Minnesota fights for a top seed in the playoffs. The team is up against the Fever, who are out of postseason contention but looking to build on something for next year.
Friday, September 17 at 7 p.m. ET on Twitter
The final spot in the WNBA playoffs looms large over the Mystics and Liberty’s Friday-night matchup. Washington currently sits in the 8th and last playoff slot, while New York is a game back in 10th place.
Friday, September 17 at 8 p.m. ET on NBA TV
The Las Vegas Aces and Chicago Sky will face-off for the third time this regular season after splitting games earlier this month. A’ja Wilson has been red hot for the Aces, leading the team in points and rebounds.
Friday, September 17 at 10 p.m. ET on NBA TV
The Mercury sit 1.5 games back from the Storm and will look to cut into that lead this weekend. The Storm will have to fend off a surging Brittney Griner without Breanna Stewart, who is currently battling injury.
Sunday, September 19 at 1 p.m. ET on NBA TV
The Atlanta Dream will look to contain the Sun’s Jonquel Jones, who is averaging 19.6 points and 11.2 rebounds per game. Connecticut appears unstoppable heading into the playoffs, riding a 12-game win streak.
Sunday, September 19 at 3 p.m. ET on ABC
The Aces and Mercury have split games in their previous two regular-season meetings and will play a third and decisive match on Sunday. The matchup will be a battle of the frontcourt, with the Ace’s A’ja Wilson and Mercury’s Brittney Griner going head-to-head.
Sunday, September 19 at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN3
Tina Charles will look to lift the Mystics to the playoffs after a season plagued by injuries. The Lynx have defeated Washington twice this season, while the Mystics edged out a win over Minnesota back in June.
Sunday, September 19 at 5 p.m. ET on NBA TV
A playoff push once looked unlikely for the Sparks, but a solid end to the season has made a spot in the postseason possible. The game is a must-win for Los Angeles to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Sunday, September 19 at 6 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network
Candace Parker and the Sky will look for a solid win in their last regular-season game of the year. Chicago’s Courtney Vandersloot currently leads the league in assists with 8.8 per game.
Thursday, September 16 at 3 p.m. ET on Golf Channel (tee-off)
Friday, September 17 at 3 p.m. ET on Golf Channel
Saturday, September 18 at 3 p.m. ET on Golf Channel
Sunday, September 19 at 3 p.m. ET on Golf Channel
This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Cambia Portland Classic. Jin Young Ko is the highest-ranked golfer competing in the LPGA event.