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2016 WNBA playoff schedule and results

All tipoffs ET.



The best-of-five semifinals feature the No. 1 overall seed playing the lowest remaining seed, and the No. 2 overall seed meeting the remaining team. The Nos. 1 and 2 seeds will host Games 1, 2 and 5, and the lower-seeded teams 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.

First Round



Wednesday, Sept. 21
Single elimination

(8) Phoenix 89, at (5) Indiana 78

At (6) Atlanta 94, (7) Seattle 85

Second Round



Saturday, Sept. 24
Single elimination

(8) Phoenix 101, at (3) New York 94

Sunday, Sept. 25

At (4) Chicago 108,(6) Atlanta 98

Semifinals



Wednesday, Sept. 28
Game 1:Phoenix at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Game 1Chicago at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. (ESPN2)

Friday, Sept. 30
Game 2:Phoenix at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (ESPNews)
Game 2:Chicago at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. (ESPNews)
Sunday, Oct. 2
Game 3:Los Angeles at Chicago, 3 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 3:Minnesota at Phoenix, 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Oct. 4
Game 4*:Minnesota at Phoenix, TBD (ESPN2)
Game 4*:Los Angeles at Chicago, TBD (ESPN2)

Thursday, Oct. 6
Game 5*:Phoenix at Minnesota, TBD (ESPN2)
Game 5*:Chicago at Los Angeles, TBD (ESPN2)

* If necessary
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