The 2022 WNBA Playoffs is set, WNBA Board of Governors formalized a new playoff system that will structure the 2022 playoffs onward. The new playoff format scraps the single-elimination games of the first two rounds in favor of a best-of-3 quarterfinal round.
Las Vegas advanced to the WNBA semifinals in each of the last three years and made the 2020 WNBA Finals. The first seed Las Vegas Aces will play the eight seed Phoenix Mercury. Las Vegas enters the series having won eight of its last ten games, including a Commissioner's Cup victory.
WNBA playoffs 2022 Live TV Coverage
Disney networks will televise every game of the 2022 WNBA Playoffs Presented by Google beginning Wednesday, Aug. 17. The newly expanded WNBA Playoff format will include as many as 27 games through the conclusion of the WNBA Finals Presented by YouTube TV.
The 2022 WNBA playoffs All games will be aired on the ESPN networks, which include ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, and ESPNU.
WNBA playoffs 2022 TV Schedule
|Wednesday, Aug. 17||New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky||8 p.m. ET||ESPN 2|
|Wednesday, Aug. 17||Phoenix Mercury vs Las Vegas Aces||10 p.m. ET||ESPN|
|Thursday, Aug. 18||Dallas Wings vs Connecticut Sun||8 p.m. ET||ESPN U/NBA TV|
|Thursday, Aug. 18||Washington Mystics vs Seattle Storm||10 p.m. ET||ESPN 2|
|Saturday, Aug. 19||New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky||12 p.m. ET||ESPN|
|Saturday, Aug. 19||Phoenix Mercury vs Las Vegas Aces||9 p.m. ET||ESPN 2|
|Sunday, Aug. 20||Dallas Wings vs Connecticut Sun||12 p.m. ET||ABC|
|Sunday, Aug. 20||Washington Mystics vs Seattle Storm||4 p.m. ET||ESPN|
|Tuesday, Aug. 23||Chicago Sky vs New York Liberty||TBD||TBD|
|Tuesday, Aug. 23||Vegas Aces vs Phoenix Mercury||TBD||TBD|
|Wednesday, Aug. 24||Connecticut Sun vs Dallas Wings||TBD||TBD|
|Wednesday, Aug. 24||Seattle Storm vs Washington Mystics||TBD||TBD|
|Sunday, Aug. 28||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Wednesday, Aug. 31||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Sunday, Sept. 4||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Tuesday, Sept. 6||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Thursday, Sept. 8||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Sunday, Sept. 11||Game 1||TBD||TBD|
|Tuesday, Sept. 13||Game 2||TBD||TBD|
|Thursday, Sept. 15||Game 3||TBD||TBD|
|Sunday, Sept. 18||Game 4||TBD||TBD|
|Tuesday, Sept. 20||Game 5||TBD||TBD|