May 20 (Sunday), 5 PM ET — Los Angeles @ Minnesota May 24 (Thursday), 7 PM ET – Los Angeles @ Connecticut June 1 (Friday), 8 PM ET – Phoenix @ Minnesota June 7 (Thursday), 10 PM ET – Seattle @ Los Angeles June 13 (Wednesday), 7 PM ET – Washington @ Connecticut June 22 (Friday), 10 PM ET – New York @ Las Vegas June 28 (Thursday), 9 PM ET – Los Angeles @ Seattle July 5 (Thursday), 8 PM ET – Los Angeles @ Minnesota July 19 (Thursday), 8 PM ET – Washington @ Dallas July 24 (Tuesday), 8 PM ET – New York @ Minnesota August 2 (Thursday), 10 PM ET – Minnesota @ Los Angeles August 12 (Sunday), 7 PM ET – Los Angeles @ Phoenix August 19 (Sunday), 7 PM ET – Washington @ Minnesota
*Note: Schedule subject to change
Highlights of ESPN2’s 2018 regular-season telecast schedule include:
All 13 telecasts will feature at least one winner of the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award. MVPs will go head-to-head seven times, including three meetings between Minnesota’s Maya Moore (2014) and Sylvia Fowles (2017) and Los Angeles’ Candace Parker (2008, 2013) and Nneka Ogwumike (2016).
In other matchups of former MVPs, Moore and Fowles will host Diana Taurasi (2009) and the Mercury on June 1, Charles (2012) and the Liberty on July 24 and Delle Donne (2015) and the Mystics on Aug. 19. Parker, Ogwumike and the Sparks will visit the Taurasi-led Mercury on Aug. 12.
Eleven games will feature a former No. 1 overall draft pick, with nine head-to-head matchups between top picks.
The Lynx and Sparks will meet in Minneapolis on May 20 and July 5, and in Los Angeles on Aug. 2.
Las Vegas will make its ESPN2 debut in a home game against New York on June 22.
Every ESPN/ESPN2 telecast will include multiple Olympic gold-medal winners.