The WNBA (finally) announced its 2021 regular season schedule, amid hints and leaks of a mid-May start.
Now we know the season will officially tip off on Friday, May 14, and it will wrap up on September 19, with 10 of the 12 teams facing off throughout the day. The WNBA announced an official Olympic break from July 15 through August 11, which is especially notable considering the last game prior to that break is on July 11, and scheduled games don't resume until August 15, leaving space on both ends for potential rescheduled games, an All Star game, and/or a Commissioner's Cup Game.
With that in mind, let's break down how the numbers around this schedule stack up in history. And I'll throw in a few pretty visuals along the way.
192 games over 79 days