WNBA Canada Game

WHAT: WNBA Canada Game
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2024
DOORS: 6:30 PM | SHOW TIME: 7:30 PM


– Sparks and Storm to Play Preseason WNBA Game on Saturday, May 4 at Rogers Place in downtown Edmonton–

Fans in Canada can Register for Presale Ticket Access at WNBACanadaGame.com

TORONTO, Mar. 7, 2024 – The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) today announced that the second WNBA Canada Game presented by Tangerine will feature the Los Angeles Sparks and the Seattle Storm playing a preseason game on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB.

The four-time WNBA champion Storm currently features 2023 WNBA scoring leader and AT&T WNBA All-Star Game MVP Jewell Loyd, 2023 WNBA All-Defensive Second Team member Ezi Magbegor, and newest additions through free agency, eight-time WNBA All-Star Nneka Ogwumike and six-time WNBA All-Star Skylar Diggins-Smith.

The three-time WNBA champion Sparks currently feature WNBA All-Star Layshia Clarendon, 2022 WNBA Champion and two-time Kia WNBA Sixth Player of the Year Dearica Hamby and recently acquired Canadian star Kia Nurse (Hamilton, ON).  One of the original eight WNBA franchises, Los Angeles owns the second and fourth overall first-round picks in the upcoming 2024 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm scheduled for Monday, April 15.

Tickets for the 2024 WNBA Canada Game presented by Tangerine will go on general sale March 20 at ticketmaster.ca.  Fans in Canada can register to be notified of presale ticket access at WNBACanadaGame.com.  Broadcast details and the start time for the 2024 WNBA Canada Game presented by Tangerine will be announced in the near future.  Additional supporting partners of the 2024 WNBA Canada Game presented by Tangerine include Air Canada, Canadian Tire and Explore Edmonton.

The 2024 WNBA Canada Game presented by Tangerine will be the second preseason WNBA game to ever be played in Canada and the fourth preseason WNBA game outside of the United States, following previous games in Toronto, ON (2023); Manchester, England (2011) and Monterrey, Mexico (2004).

The inaugural WNBA Canada Game presented by Tangerine saw the Chicago Sky defeat the Minnesota Lynx 82-74 in front of a sold-out crowd at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.  The preseason game set records for broadcast viewership, attendance and merchandise sales in Canada.  The WNBA is also coming off its most-watched regular season in 21 years.  Viewership for the 2023 season across the league’s national television partners in the U.S. and Canada was up 21 and 32 percent, respectively, over the 2022 season.  The league also set new highs across WNBA digital platforms and social media engagement.

For more information, fans in Canada can follow the NBA on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and X and the WNBA on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and X.  Official WNBA merchandise is available at the NBA/WNBA Store in Canada at NBAStore.ca.