WNBA Playoffs Second Round Thread

I’ve created a thread to chat about the WNBA playoffs

The Second Round, like the first, are single elimination games between the winners of the First Round versus the 4 and 3 seeds

Game 1 3pm EST

The first match up is the Seattle Storm at the Los Angeles Sparks

The defending champions Seattle Storm easily handled the Minnesota Lynx in the first round. Despite the injuries to their stars, the Storm still seem to be a tough team


Los Angeles were rather  quietly one of the strongest teams this season. With sisters Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike leading them, the Sparks locked up the 3 seed, but no one seems to be talking about them at all.


The Sparks won the season series 2-1

Game 2 5pm EST

The second game sees the the Chicago Sky versus the Las Vegas Aces

In their first game The upstart Chicago Sky, led by Diamond DeShields, ran right over the Phoenix Mercury. They really have the momentum, and are prime for an another upset.



After three straight years of winning the lottery for the top pick in the draft and acquiring star Liz Cambage, The Aces were the preseason favorite to win the championship. They started the season rather badly, but eventually righted themselves and came on strong midway through the season.


The Aces took the season series 2-1

Both games are on ESPN2 in the USA and TSN in Canada