Probably going to need a robust trip to BevMo, stocking up for the weekend of women’s hoop as the WNBA kicks off its playoff schedule Thursday with …
Wait, it’s here somewhere…
ESPN2 has (as many as) six first-round games, starting with Sacramento-San Antonio on Thursday (that’s the Russian expatriot Becky Hammon and her San Antonio Non-Spurs). There’s also two games on Sunday, including the Sparks’ second game at Seattle. Before that, it’s Indiana-Detroit at noon.
The best-of-three series finishes with four potential Game 3 matchups Monday and Tuesday.
How it plays out first for the Sparks:
Friday, 7:30 p.m.: Home vs. Seattle, Game 1, NBATV (with Larry Burnett and Tracy Warren); replayed on FSN Prime Ticket at 11 p.m.
Sunday, 2 p.m.: At Seattle, Game 2, ESPN2 (with Pam Ward, Carolyn Peck and Heather Cox)
Tuesday, 6 p.m.: At Seattle, Game 3, ESPN2 (if necessary) (with Ward, Peck and Cox).
The other games on ESPN2:
Thursday, 6 p.m.: San Antonio-Sacramento Game 1 (with Terry Gannon, Doris Burke and Heather Cox)
Sunday, noon: Indiana-Detroit Game 2 (with Gannon, Burke and Holly Rowe)
Monday, 4 p.m.: New York at Connecticut Game 3 (with Dave Pasch, Nancy Lieberman and Rebecca Lobo) or Sacramento at San Antonio Game 3 (with Pasch, Lieberman and Rowe)
Tuesday, 4 p.m.: Indiana at Detroit Game 3 (with Gannon, Burke and Rowe)