Chicago Sky Announce 2022 Regular-Season Schedule
CHICAGO (Dec. 9, 2021) - The defending WNBA champion Chicago Sky will begin their 2022 regular season on Friday, May 6 at Wintrust Arena, the league announced today. It marks the 26th season for the WNBA and 17th for the Chicago franchise.
"Each year when the new schedule comes out, we really start to feel the excitement and anticipation that the next season is upon us," said Sky General Manager and Head Coach James Wade. "And this season we get to look forward to coming back as defending champs."
EXPANDED REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
This year's WNBA's regular-season schedule, which will run conclude on Sunday, Aug. increased by two games, with all 12 teams slated to compete in s record-high 36 games per season. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teams played shortened seasons in 2020 (22-game) and 2021 (32-game).
"The addition of games to the schedule this season comes at the perfect time for the city of Chicago," Wade said. "We look forward to being able to reunite with our fans and continue to celebrate the city bringing home the first WNBA championship in Chicago history."
SKY GAMES BY MONTH
MAY: 8 (5 home / 3 away)
JUNE: 11 (4 home / 7 away)
JULY: 11 (6 home / 5 away)
AUGUST: 6 (4 home / 2 away)
REDUCED TEAM TRAVEL
The schedule again incorporates steps to reduce travel, including the use of a "series" model. In some instances where a team is scheduled to play twice in the same city, those games have been scheduled to be played consecutively.
AT&T WNBA ALL-STAR 2022
The 18th All-Star Game in league history, AT&T WNBA All-Star 2022, will be played on Sunday, July 10, with other pre-All-Star activities on Saturday, July 9.
WNBA COMMISIONER'S CUP 2022
The Commissioner's Cup presented by Coinbase, an in-season tournament pitting conference rivals against each other during the first half of the regular season, will return for its second season. The 10 designated "Cup games" per team will be the first home game and first road game each team plays against its five conference rivals, all completed from May 6 - July 7.
The team from each conference with the top record in Cup games will compete for a lucrative prize pool in the Commissioner's Cup Championship Game on Tuesday, July 26. Additional details will be announced at a later date. The 10 designated "Cup games" per team will be the first home game and first road game each team plays against its five conference rivals, all completed from May 6 - July 7. The team from each conference with the top record in Cup games will compete for a lucrative prize pool in the Commissioner's Cup Championship Game on Tuesday, July 26.
FULL SCHEDULE: CHICAGO SKY'S 2022 REGULAR SEASON
Chicago's complete 2022 regular season schedule is as follows:
# DAY DATE OPPONENT TIME (CST)
1 Fri 05/06/22 Los Angeles 7:00 PM
2 Wed 05/11/22 New York* 7:00 PM
3 Sat 05/14/22 @ Minnesota 7:00 PM
4 Wed 05/18/22 @ Seattle 9:00 PM
5 Sun 05/22/22 @ Washington* 2:00 PM
6 Tue 05/24/22 Indiana* 6:00 PM
7 Sat 05/28/22 Las Vegas 4:00 PM
8 Tue 05/31/22 Phoenix 7:00 PM
9 Fri 06/03/22 @ Atlanta* 6:30 PM
10 Sun 06/05/22 Washington* 4:00 PM
11 Wed 06/08/22 @ Washington 6:00 PM
12 Fri 06/10/22 @ Connecticut* 6:00 PM
13 Sun 06/12/22 @ New York* 1:00 PM
14 Fri 06/17/22 Atlanta* 7:00 PM
15 Sun 06/19/22 @ Indiana* 2:00 PM
16 Tue 06/21/22 @ Las Vegas 9:00 PM
17 Thu 06/23/22 @ Los Angeles 9:30 PM
18 Sun 06/26/22 Minnesota 5:00 PM
19 Wed 06/29/22 Connecticut* 11:00 AM
20 Sat 07/02/22 Phoenix 12:00 PM
21 Wed 07/06/22 @ Minnesota 12:00 PM
22 Thu 07/07/22 @ Indiana 6:00 PM
23 Tue 07/12/22 Atlanta 7:00 PM
24 Thu 07/14/22 @ Los Angeles* 9:30 PM
25 Sat 07/16/22 @ Dallas 7:00 PM
26 Wed 07/20/22 Seattle 11:00 AM
27 Fri 07/22/22 Dallas 7:00 PM
28 Sat 07/23/22 @ New York* 6:00 PM
29 Fri 07/29/22 New York 7:00 PM
30 Sun 07/31/22 @ Connecticut* 12:00 PM
31 Tue 08/02/22 Dallas 7:00 PM
32 Fri 08/05/22 Washington 7:00 PM
33 Sun 08/07/22 Connecticut 12:00 PM
34 Tue 08/09/22 Seattle 7:00 PM
35 Thu 08/11/22 @ Las Vegas 9:00 PM
36 Sun 08/14/22 @ Phoenix 2:00 PM
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