Live WNBA Games Coming to Twitter in 2017

— Twitter to Live Stream 20 WNBA Games Per Season in 2017, 2018 and 2019
— Six Indiana Fever Games Will Be Streamed in 2017

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO — The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) announced today a multiyear streaming deal that will bring live WNBA games to Twitter, beginning with the Dallas Wings at Phoenix Mercury game on Sunday, May 14 at 6 p.m. ET. This marks the first professional women’s sport to be live streamed on Twitter.

The WNBA will live stream 20 regular-season games per year on Twitter in 2017, 2018 and 2019. The games will be available alongside the real-time Twitter conversation starting May 14 at and via @WNBA. The agreement also includes the WNBA joining Twitter’s Amplify program, which will include 40 highlight packages per week being featured across Twitter.

“We are thrilled to bring live WNBA games to Twitter, which will allow us to further showcase our league to a global audience,” said WNBA President Lisa Borders. “This partnership displays Twitter’s extraordinary commitment to women’s sports and the rising popularity of our athletes and our game.”

“We are excited to help extend the reach of women’s sports around the world by collaborating further with the NBA to be the home of weekly live WNBA games for the next three seasons,” said Anthony Noto, Twitter COO. “The growing women’s basketball fanbase will be able to turn to Twitter to watch free games side by side with the real-time conversation.”

Six Indiana Fever games will be live streamed this season:

Indiana Fever vs. Phoenix Mercury
Wednesday, June 7 at 7:00 PM

Indiana Fever at Chicago Sky
Wednesday, June 28 at 12:30 PM

Indiana Fever at Phoenix Mercury
Wednesday, July 19 at 3:30 PM

Indiana Fever at San Antonio Stars
Thursday, July 20 at 8:00 PM

Indiana Fever at Connecticut Sun
Sunday, July 30 at 3:00 PM

Indiana Fever vs. Minnesota Lynx
Wednesday, August 30 at 7:00 PM

View the full 2017 Twitter live stream schedule >>