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2015 WNBA season

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Sport  Basketball
Number of games  34
Total attendance  1,465,432
Champion  Minnesota Lynx
Finals champion  Minnesota Lynx
Duration  June 5 – October 14
Number of teams  12
Average attendance  7,183
Top draft pick  Jewell Loyd
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Season MVP  Elena Delle Donne (Chicago Sky)
Similar  2016 WNBA season, 2011 WNBA season, 1998 WNBA season, 2014–15 EuroLeague Women

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The 2015 WNBA season was the 19th season of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). The regular season started on June 5 and playoffs concluded on October 14.

Contents

The Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 69–52 in game five of the Finals on October 14 to clinch a third WNBA title in five years.

TV and Internet coverage

Games aired on ESPN (1 regular season game), ESPN2 (10 regular season games), ABC (All-Star Game) and NBA TV (47 regular season games).

Notable occurrences

  • On February 3, 2015, the Phoenix Mercury announced that superstar Diana Taurasi would not play in 2015. Her Russian club team, UMMC Ekaterinburg, offered her more than her WNBA season salary to rest during the 2015 WNBA season. Some in the league feared this would cause more star players to reach similar agreements.
  • On June 4, 2015, Tulsa player Glory Johnson announced that she is pregnant and would miss all of the 2015 WNBA season.
  • On July 23, 2015, The WNBA approved the relocation of the Tulsa Shock to Dallas-Fort Worth. The move is the first franchise relocation or fold since the 2009 Sacramento Monarchs folded, and the Detroit Shock moved to Tulsa. The Shock are the only WNBA franchise to relocate twice.
  • On October 14, 2015, The Minnesota Lynx won their third WNBA title in five years, beating the Indiana Fever 3-2.
  • On November 4, 2015, shortly after the 2015 season concluded, WNBA President Laurel Richie announced her resignation, effective November 9, 2015. She was the league's 3rd president.
  • 2015 WNBA draft

    On August 21, 2014, the 2015 WNBA Draft Lottery took place. The Seattle Storm, who had a league-worst record of 12-22 last season, won the draft lottery and had the right to pick first in the 2015 draft. In the draft, held on April 16, the Storm made Jewell Loyd of Notre Dame the top pick.

    Team standings

    Source:

    Eastern Conference
    Western Conference

    Notes

    z – Clinched Conference x – Clinched playoff spot e – Eliminated from playoffs

    Playoffs

    Bold Series winner
    italics Team with home-court advantage

    References

    2015 WNBA season Wikipedia


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