The WNBL is coming to ESPN for the 2022-23 season.
A game of the week will be featured live every Wednesday night, marking the first time the league has been aired on ESPN. In addition, WNBL finals will also be broadcast in full.
It marks the biggest broadcast deal to date for the competition, with ESPN and 9Now in partnership with the league for the next two years.
The momentum for women’s hoops has never been greater according to five-time WNBL champion Lauren Jackson, who has recently signed with the Southside Flyers in addition to suiting up with the Australian Opals at this month’s FIBA Women’s World Cup in Sydney.
“I think the league has been growing in the last few years, there’s been some incredible things that have been initiated but this broadcast deal in particular, it brings all of Australian basketball to one place, to one home,” Jackson told ESPN.
“We’ve worked really,…