Basketball : WNBA 2017
|3||New York||57.1||16-12 (28)|
|2||LA Sparks||72.4||21-8 (29)|
|6||San Ant.||23.3||7-23 (30)|
|18.8||Washing. - Phoenix||79 : 89|
|18.8||Connect. - New York||70 : 82|
|18.8||Seattle - San Ant.||79 : 78|
|18.8||Minnesota - Indiana||111 : 52|
|18.8||Chicago - LA Sparks||106 : 115|
|16.8||Washing. - LA Sparks||62 : 95|
|home wins||60 %|
|away wins||40 %|
League format : Basketball : WNBA 2017
Following the WNBA regular season, eight teams in the entire league qualify for the playoffs and are seeded one to eight. For the first round, the matchups by seed are 5th vs 8th and 6th vs 7th. In the second round, the matchups by seed are 3rd vs the lowest remaining seed and 4th vs the highest remaining seed. In the semifinals, the matchups by seed are 1st vs the lowest remaining seed and 2nd vs the highest remaining seed.
The first two rounds are single elimination games played on the higher ranking seed's home court. In the semifinals, the best-of-five series follows a 2-2-1 home-court pattern, meaning that the higher-seeded team will have home court in games 1, 2, and 5 while the other team plays at home in game 3 and 4.