Posted May 23, 2013 4:06 PM
NBA TV will televise 45 games during the 2013 WNBA regular season -- the league's 17th season -- tipping off with the defending WNBA Champion Indiana Fever visiting the San Antonio Silver Stars on Friday, May 24, at 8 p.m. ET.
Schedule highlights include appearances from the "3 to See" -- the top three 2013 draft picks, Britney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins:
• Griner, the first overall draft pick, makes her NBA TV debut when the Phoenix Mercury host the Washington Mystics on June 21 at 10 p.m.
• The second overall draft pick, Delle Donne, and the Chicago Sky take on the Fever on June 22 at 7 p.m.
• Star rookie Diggins and the Tulsa Shock visit Griner and the Mercury on August 9 at 10 p.m.
NBA TV will present a WNBA Preview Show on Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m. with host Rick Kamla and analyst LaChina Robinson conducting interviews with WNBA President Laurel Richie and New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer. The show also will break down every team and introduce fans to the "3 to See".
The WNBA on NBA TV schedule will include appearances from all 12 WNBA teams, along with extensive coverage of the league throughout the season including highlights and post-game interviews with players and coaches following key WNBA matchups.
|WNBA on NBA TV 2013 Schedule|
|GameTime: Learning from the Czar|
Former NBA player Pooh Jeter talks about what it's like to learn from and play for coach Mike Fratello.
|GameTime: Sekou's FIBA Update|
Sekou Smith gives an update on the situation in the Ukraine and talks about team USA's play.
|FIBA: Day Three Wrap|
Check out the best basketball that summer has to offer in the FIBA Day Three Wrap.
|Season Top 10: John Wall|
Relive the top 10 plays from the 2013-14 NBA season from Wizards' guard John Wall.
|Season Top 10: DeMar DeRozan|
Relive the top 10 plays from the 2013-14 NBA season from Raptors' guard DeMar DeRozan.