Only three teams remain in the WNBA season, while NBA pre-season action continues.
Saturday 9 October – 12:00 AEDT
WNBA Semi-Finals: Las Vegas v Phoenix, Game 5
Liz Cambage and the Aces face Sandy Brondello’s Mercury in a winner-takes-all affair. The victors will face Chicago in the WNBA Finals; the losers end their season.
Tuesday 12 October – 11:00 AEDT
NBA Pre-Season: Brooklyn at Philadelphia
Patty Mills’ Nets head to Philly to face Ben Simmons’… er, maybe Ben, but definitely the rest of the Sixers.
Wednesday 13 October – 13:30 AEDT
NBA Pre-season: Golden State at Los Angeles Lakers
A possible playoff preview come May (or even June)- LeBron and the “Dad’s Army” Lakers host Steph Curry’s Warriors.
Thursday 14 October – 12:00 AEDT
WNBA Finals: Game 2, Chicago at TBD
Game 2 of the championship series (given that game 1 is in the wee small hours of Monday morning, Australian time.)