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How to watch WNBA games

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The WNBA is back for what is already proving to be a defining season for the league. The Chicago Sky will take on the Washington Mystics on Thursday (June 6).

The Mystics will host the Sky at Capitol One Arena in Washington, DC on Thursday. This week’s match schedule includes the New York Liberty vs. Atlanta Dream, Indiana Fevers vs. Mystics, Seattle Storm vs. Las Vegas Aces, Dallas Wings vs. Los Angeles Sparks and Minnesota Lynx vs. Phoenix Mercury.

The 2024 WNBA season kicked off last month with the most-watched WNBA game on ESPN. The game, between the Fever and Connecticut Sun, peaked at 2.3 million viewers on ESPN, ESPN2 and Disney+.

Of course, the 2024 rookie team helped boost the ratings. Angel Reese, Cameron Brink, Caitlin Clark, Kamilla Cardoso, Rickea Jackson, Kate Martin and Aaliyah Edwards are some of the WNBA rookies fans are excited to see on the court.

Keep reading for ways to live stream WNBA games.

Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics: Live Streaming

The Sky vs. match Mystics takes place on Thursday, June 6 at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT. The game will be streamed live on Prime Video. Click below to start your free trial and get the Sky vs. Stream Mystics and other WNBA games live.

Prime Video will stream 21 exclusive, national matches throughout the season, including the Championship Game of the Commissioner’s Cup presented by Coinbase on Tuesday, June 25.

WNBA Live Stream: Where to Watch Games Online

On Friday, Clark and the Fever will take on the Mystics on WNBA League Pass and ION, along with Storm vs. Aces, Wings vs. Sparks and Phoenix Mercury vs. Minnesota Lynx.

The WNBA 2024 season started with a slew of games such as the Liberty vs. Mystics, Fever vs. Sun. The season’s WNBA games will be broadcast on ESPN networks, WNBA League Pass, Disney+, ABC, ESPN+. You can also watch WNBA games on live TV streamers like DirecTV and Fubo.

In addition to WNBA League Pass, fans can also stream local games on networks like Bally Sports and ION with DirecTV Stream.

Keep reading to learn more about WNBA League Pass and more ways to live stream games from anywhere.

How to Join WNBA League Pass

Basketball fans can watch WNBA out-of-market games with a subscription to WNBA League Pass.

Can you join WNBA League Pass on Prime Video? Yes! Prime Video subscribers can add WNBA League Pass and more than 100 other channels to stream from one platform.

Subscribe to the WNBA League Pass for $12.99/month, or $34.99/year for access to off-market live games, plus every game on demand and hundreds of archive games.

Prime Video comes with a subscription to Amazon Prime, which is free for the first month and $14.99 after the trial ends. Click above to start your 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime and/or a 7-day free trial of WNBA League Pass.

How to watch WNBA games on ABC, ESPNDisney+ and more

ESPN platforms broadcast coverage of 25 WNBA games during the regular season. CBS/Paramount+ will broadcast and stream eight WNBA games; 12 will be available on CBS Sports Network, 40 on NBA TV and 21 on Prime Video. Select games will be streamed live on Disney+ and ESPN+.

The weekend’s lineup of games – Liberty vs. Suns, Mercury vs. Wings – airs on ABC and WNBA League Pass.

If you have access to live channels (via cable, streaming, or satellite), check your local listings for channel information.

Sports fans who don’t have cable can stream ABC, ESPN and other channels on platforms like DirecTV Stream and Sling TV.

Can you watch ESPN and ABC without cable? Naturally! If you don’t have a digital antenna, you can stream the network live on platforms like DirecTV, Fubo, and Sling TV.

Hulu + Live TV is another option as it includes over 90 live channels, along with access to Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN+. Start your free trial below.

How to watch WNBA games on Bally Sports

If you’d rather not subscribe to WNBA League Pass, there are other ways to watch local WNBA games live and on-demand. In addition to WNBA League and ESPN, fans can watch local games on Bally Sports.

To watch games outside your region, subscribe to Bally Sports+ and enjoy the WNBA anywhere. The streamer also offers access to NBA, NHL, MLB, Professional Women’s Hockey League, British Basketball League and other sports leagues. Bally Sports Extra is also available on DirecTV and Fubo.

Click below to start your seven-day free trial.

How to watch WNBA Games on DirecTV

You can stream select WNBA games on DirecTV, including local games broadcast on Bally Sports and other networks like ESPN, ABC, and ESPN2 (use ExpressVPN to stream internationally).

DirecTV Stream offers over 75 channels, including many sports channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, FS1, FS2, NBA TV, NHL Network, Bally Sports, NBC Sports Network and more.

How Watch WNBA Games on Sling TV

Sling TV streams select games throughout the WNBA season. Subscribe to Sling Orange or Sling Orange + Sport Extra to stream WNBA games. Click here for Sling TV’s WNBA schedule.

Join Sling TV and subscribe for just $20 for the first month (reg. $40/month). Sling Orange lets you stream ESPN and other channels for $20 for the first month. Sling Blue costs $45 per month, but new subscribers can get a discount on the first month.

Other channels available on Sling TV: AMC, BET, CNN, Food Network, HGTV, History Channel, ID, Lifetime, TBS and TNT.

How to Get WNBA Tickets

WNBA Tickets is expected to see a rise in popularity this year thanks to a team of up-and-comers looking to carve out their place in the league. Tickets for Clark’s debut preseason game were sold out, but tickets are available for the current season from about $20 for select games to more than $300, about three times higher than the average price of a game ticket. Other WNBA games will likely start at a lower price.

WNBA tickets are available from StubHub, Vivid Seats, Game Time, Ticketmaster and Seat Geek.

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