2020 Playoff Schedule – Games played in Bradenton, FL.

Round 1 – Tuesday, Sept. 15

Connecticut – 94 Chicago – 81 (Connecticut advances)
Phoenix – 85 Washington – 84 (Phoenix advances)

Round 2 – Thursday, Sept. 17

Minnesota – 80 Phoenix – 79 (Minnesota advances)
Connecticut – 73 Los Angeles – 59 (Connecticut advances)

Semifinals – Storm wins series 3-0

Game 1 Seattle – 88 Minnesota – 86
Game 2 Seattle – 89 Minnesota – 79
Game 3 Seattle – 92 Minnesota – 71  (Seattle advances to the WNBA Finals!)

WNBA Finals – Begins Friday, Oct. 2

Friday, October 2: Game 1 – 4PM PT (ESPN2)
Sunday, October 4: Game 2 – Noon PT (ABC)
Tuesday, October 6: Game 3 – 4PM PT (ESPN)
Thursday, October 8: Game 4 (if necessary) – 4PM PT (ESPN2)
Sunday, October 11: Game 5 (if necessary) – Noon PT (ABC)

2020 Playoff Bracket

2020 WNBA Playoff Format

    • The top 8 teams advance to the playoffs.
    • The first two rounds are a one-game, single-elimination game
    • The top 2 seeds receive a bye and automatically advance to the semifinals
    • Seeds 3 and 4 Receive a bye in round one and advance to the second elimination game on September 17.
    • In round 1, No. 8 seed plays at the No. 5 seed and the No. 7 seed plays at the No. 6 seed. These games take place on September 15.
    • In round 2, the No. 3 seed hosts the lowest-seeded first-round winner and the No. 4 seed hosts the other first-round winner.
    • The semifinals feature a best-of-five format, with the No. 1 overall seed playing the lowest remaining seed and the No. 2 overall seed meeting the remaining team. Seeds 1 and 2 will host games 1, 2, and 5, and the lower seed will host games 3 and 4 in their respective series.
    • The WNBA Finals remain best-of-five and follow the same 2-2-1 format.

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