2021 WNBA playoffs: Schedule, news and latest updates

Check out our 2021 WNBA Finals schedule for all the latest on the Phoenix Mercury-Chicago Sky series.

Playoff schedule




First round (single-game elimination)

Thursday, Sept. 23

No. 6 Chicago Sky 81, No. 7 Dallas Wings 64

No. 5 Phoenix Mercury 83, No. 8 New York Liberty 82

Second round (single-game elimination)

Sunday, Sept. 26

No. 5 Phoenix Mercury 85, No. 4 Seattle Storm 80

No. 6 Chicago Sky 89, No. 3 Minnesota Lynx 76

Semifinals (best of five)

Tuesday, Sept. 28

Game 1: Chicago Sky 101, Connecticut Sun 95 (2OT)

Game 1: Las Vegas 96, Phoenix Mercury 90


Thursday, Sept. 30

Game 2: Connecticut Sun 79, Chicago Sky 68

Game 2: Phoenix Mercury 117, Las Vegas Aces 91

Sunday, Oct. 3

Game 3: Chicago Sky 86, Connecticut Sun 83

Game 3: Phoenix Mercury 87, Las Vegas Aces 60

Wednesday, Oct 6

Game 4: Chicago Sky 79, Connecticut Sun 69

Game 4: Las Vegas Aces 93, Phoenix Mercury 76

Friday, Oct. 8

Game 5: Phoenix Mercury 87, Las Vegas Aces 84

WNBA Finals (best of five)


Sunday, Oct. 10

Game 1: Chicago at Phoenix, 3 p.m. ET (ABC)

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Game 2: Chicago at Phoenix, 9 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Friday, Oct. 15

Game 3: Phoenix at Chicago, 9 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Sunday, Oct. 17

Game 4*: Phoenix at Chicago, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Game 5*: Chicago at Phoenix, 9 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

* If necessary
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