WNBA Playoffs

Updated May 19, 2024

Recent Changes

PHO logo The Mercury entered the bracket at the number 8 seed.
LAS logo The Sparks left the bracket.
WAS logo The Mystics left the bracket.
IND logo The Fever left the bracket.
DAL logo Wings (seed 4 → 7)
LVA logo Aces (seed 5 → 3)
NYL logo Liberty (seed 3 → 2)
CON logo Sun (seed 2 → 1)
CHI logo Sky (seed 7 → 6)
MIN logo Lynx (seed 6 → 4)
ATL logo Dream (seed 1 → 5)

WNBA Playoff Format and Rules

Regular season records are used to seed the top 8 teams from across the league.

Tiebreaker Rules

  1. Winning percentage among all head to head games
  2. Winning percentage against teams with above .500 record
  3. Point differential in head-to-head games
  4. Point differential against all opponents
  5. Coin toss