2013 WNBA season
The 2013 season is the 17th season of the Women's National Basketball Association ( WNBA). The regular season began on 24 May 2013, the opening game between the Indiana Fever and San Antonio Silver Stars. After finishing the regular season, which will be held until September 15, 2013, the playoffs begin the WNBA Championship.
- 2.1 mode
- 2.2 All-Star Game in 2013
- 2.3 Statements Tables
- 3.1 mode
- 3.2 Playoff Tree
- 3.3 Conference Semifinals ( Round 1 ) 3.3.1 Eastern Conference 18.104.22.168 ( 1) Chicago Sky - (4 ) Indiana Fever
- 22.214.171.124 ( 2) Atlanta Dream - (3 ) Washington Mystics
- 126.96.36.199 ( 1) Minnesota Lynx - (4 ) Seattle Storm
- 188.8.131.52 ( 2) Los Angeles Sparks - (3 ) Phoenix Mercury
- 3.4.1 Eastern Conference 184.108.40.206 ( 2) Atlanta Dream - (4 ) Indiana Fever
- 220.127.116.11 ( 1) Minnesota Lynx - (3 ) Phoenix Mercury
- 3.5.1 (W1 ) Minnesota Lynx - (E2 ) Atlanta Dream
- 3.5.2 WNBA champion team
- 4.1 All- WNBA teams
- 4.2 All- Rookie Team
- 4.3 All-Defensive Team
On September 26, 2012, a lottery on the selection order of the first five picks took place. In the lottery, the Phoenix Mercury secured against the Chicago Sky and the Tulsa Shock of the first draft pick. The Washington Mystics, who had the most promising chance at the first election rights, only the fourth draft pick was assigned.
The WNBA Draft 2013 finally took place on April 15, 2013, at the Mercury chose the first pick as the American Brittney Griner. Then the Sky secured the rights to the US-American Elena Delle Donne. Overall, the 12 franchises secured the rights to 36 players. The lion's share with 30 players represented the United States.
Top 5 picks
Abbreviations: Pos = Position G = Guard, F = Forward, C = Center
The 12 WNBA teams are divided into two Conferences, the Eastern Conference and Western Conference each comprising six teams. Overall, each team will play during the regular season 34 season games, including contests, each team half of the games at home or away. Within its own Conference teams play against two teams five times and against the remaining three teams four times against each other. In addition, each team will play two more games against each team from the other conference.
All-Star Game in 2013
- Main article: All-Star Game in 2013
The 11th All-Star Game WNBA was held on July 27, 2013 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Montville, Connecticut. The League leadership awarded on 27 September 2012, the game of the Connecticut Sun, who were in 2005 and 2009 hosts. As occurred in the past few years while a selection of the best players in the Eastern Conference against those of the Western Conference.
As of September 14, 2013
Notes: = playoff qualification, = Conference Winner
After qualifying from each conference, the four teams to start the discharged KO system Playoffs. Any Conference plays in the sequence in the Conference Semifinals (German Conference semifinals ) and in the Conference Final (Eng. Conference finals) from their winner, who then competes in the finals. The team located on the seedings highest ever hits the lowest set. The series within the Conference will be played in best-of -three mode, which means that a team with two wins needed to reach the next round. The finale ( WNBA Finals ) will be held at the Best -of -Five mode. The team with the better balance shall enter in all the duels always the home advantage. In games that remain tied after 40 minutes of regulation time, followed by the overtime. The district continues to take ten minutes it will sound until a team after the end of an overtime more points scored than the opposing team.
Conference Semifinals ( Round 1 )
( 1) Chicago Sky - (4 ) Indiana Fever
( 2) Atlanta Dream - (3 ) Washington Mystics
( 1) Minnesota Lynx - (4 ) Seattle Storm
( 2) Los Angeles Sparks - (3 ) Phoenix Mercury
Conference Finals ( Round 2)
( 2) Atlanta Dream - (4 ) Indiana Fever
( 1) Minnesota Lynx - (3 ) Phoenix Mercury
Finals ( Round 3 )
(W1 ) Minnesota Lynx - (E2 ) Atlanta Dream
WNBA champion team
Guards: Rachel Jarry, Lindsey Moore, Sugar Rodgers, Lindsay Whalen
Guard -Forwards: Seimone Augustus, Monica Wright
Forwards: Rebekkah Brunson, Amber Harris, Maya Moore ( Finals MVP ), Devereaux Peters
Center: Janel McCarville
Head Coach Cheryl Reeve General Manager: Roger Griffith