WNBA Playoffs First Round Dates Announced

NEW YORK, N.Y. – SEPTEMBER 10, 2015 – The New York Liberty announced today its home dates for the 2015 WNBA Playoffs First Round. The Liberty will open the postseason at Madison Square Garden against either the Washington Mystics or Indiana Fever on Friday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m.

Game Three of the First Round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs, if necessary, would be played at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Sept. 22.


WNBA Eastern Conference Playoffs First Round
Game 1  Madison Square Garden Friday, Sept. 18 7:00 PM MSG Network/NBATV
Game 2  at Indiana/Washington Sunday, Sept. 20 1:00 PM ESPN
Game 3  Madison Square Garden Tuesday, Sept. 22 TBD ESPN2


Playoffs ticket strips are also available by calling 212-465-6073.

All ticket orders are subject to service charges. To inquire about tickets for people with disabilities, please call the Madison Square Garden Disabled Services Department at (212) 465-6034.

With two games remaining in the regular season, New York sits at 23-9 overall and has clinched home court advantage throughout the WNBA Playoffs for the first time in franchise history. The Liberty has posted a franchise record 23 victories so far this season, and is 12-4 at Madison Square Garden.

The top four teams from each conference qualify for the WNBA Playoffs, and the conference semifinals and finals consist of a best-of-three series with a 1-1-1 format. The WNBA Finals is a best-of-five series featuring a 2-2-1 format, with home court advantage being awarded to the team with the best regular season record, which New York clinched with its 74-64 win over Connecticut on Sept. 9.

New York will play its regular season home finale at The Garden on Friday night against the Washington Mystics at 7:30 p.m.