WNBA season 2021, place for the Playoffs which start on September 24

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Back in May, the 2021 WNBA season began with a thrilling opening night that featured two game-winning 3-pointers. On Sunday, the regular season came to a close, and now it’s time to turn our attention to the playoffs, which should hopefully be just as exciting as the past five months of basketball.

As a quick refresher of the revamped playoff format that began in 2016, the top eight teams make the playoffs regardless of conference affiliation. The top-two seeds get a bye all the way to the semifinals, while the Nos. 3 and 4 seeds get a bye to the second round. Teams seeded 5-8 begin play in the first round. The first and second rounds are single elimination, while the semifinals and Finals are both best-of-five series. After each round, the teams are re-seeded.

This season, the Connecticut Sun finished with the best record in the league at 26-6. In addition to a bye to the semis, they have also earned home-court advantage throughout the playoffs. The Las Vegas Aces, by virtue of finishing second, have also punched their ticket to the semis.

Playoffs WNBA21

With the playoff bracket now set, here’s a look at the first-round matchups and the full schedule for the 2021 WNBA Playoffs:




Thu, Sep. 23: Dallas (7) at Chicago (6) – 8:00PM, ESPN2
Thu, Sep. 23: New York (8) at Phoenix1 (5) – 10:00PM, ESPN2


Sun, Sep. 26: TBD at Minnesota (3) – TBD, TBD
Sun, Sep. 26: TBD at Seattle (4) – TBD, TBD


Tue, Sep. 28: TBD at Connecticut (1) – G1 – 8:00PM, ESPN2
Tue, Sep. 28: TBD at Las Vegas (2) – G1 10:00PM, ESPN2
Thu, Sep. 30: TBD at Connecticut (1) – G2 – 8:00PM, ESPN2
Thu, Sep. 30: TBD at Las Vegas (2) – G2 – 10:00PM, ESPN2
Sun, Oct. 3: Connecticut (1) at TBD – G3 – TBD, TBD
Sun, Oct. 3: Las Vegas (2) at TBD – G3 TBD, TBD
Wed, Oct. 6: Connecticut (1) at TBD – G4* – TBD, ESPN
Wed, Oct. 6: Las Vegas (2) at TBD – G4* TBD, ESPN
Fri, Oct. 8: TBD at Connecticut (1) – G5* – TBD, ESPN2
Fri, Oct. 8: TBD at Las Vegas (2) – G5* – TBD, ESPN2


Sun, Oct. 10: TBD – G1 – 3:00PM, ABC
Wed, Oct. 13: TBD – G2 – 9:00PM, ESPN
Fri, Oct. 15: TBD – G3 – 9:00PM, ESPN2
Sun, Oct. 17: TBD – G4* – 3:00PM, ESPN
Tue, Oct. 19: TBD – G5* – 9:00PM, ESPN2

Source : CBS/WNBA

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