WNBA opening night: Sparks, Dream stars boast fashionable arrivals

ByESPN Staff ESPN logo
Thursday, May 16, 2024

After a memorable offseason that saw women's basketball undergo a historic rise in popularity, the WNBA season is finally here.

Wednesday continues the season-opening action as Angel Reese and the Chicago Sky take on Arike Ogunbowale and the Dallas Wings.

The league's season-opening games will be officially capped off with the Los Angeles Sparks hosting the Atlanta Dream, where Cameron Brink and Rickea Jackson make their debuts for the former, while Jordin Canada faces her previous squad as a member of the latter.

Before the W's finest take the hardwood, they dazzled the pregame tunnel with their opening night outfits.

From Dallas to Los Angeles, here are the night's most fashionable looks.

Night One

The New York Liberty, led by reigning MVP Breanna Stewart, and theWashington Mystics kicked off the regular season, followed by Caitlin Clark's highly anticipated debut as the Indiana Fever took on the Connecticut Sun.

Two simultaneous games ended the night's action: Phoenix Mercuryvs. Las Vegas Aces and Minnesota Lynx vs. Seattle Storm. A'ja Wilson and the defending champion Aces began their bid for a three-peat with a win over Phoenix, while the Storm, who acquired All-Star veterans Skylar Diggins-Smith and Nneka Ogwumike, debuted their revamped roster.

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