2024 WNBA All-Star Game to feature Team USA vs. WNBA stars

Michael Voepel, ESPN.comMar 20, 2024, 03:20 PM ET

CloseMichael Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.

The 20th WNBA All-Star Game will be a matchup of the All-Stars on the U.S. women’s national team vs. the remaining league All-Stars, the WNBA announced Wednesday.

It is scheduled for July 20 at 8:30 p.m. ET (ABC) at Footprint Center in Phoenix.

The 2021 All-Star Game also pitted Team USA vs. Team WNBA, with Team WNBA winning 93-85 in Las Vegas before the Tokyo Olympics. This year, the game is the weekend before the start of the Paris Olympics, which run July 26-Aug. 11. The WNBA regular season goes on a break July 18 and resumes Aug. 15. Team USA will be going for its eighth consecutive Olympic gold medal in women’s basketball, a streak that began in 1996.

There also will be a 3-point shooting contest and skills challenge on All-Star Weekend, which will be held July 19 at 9 p.m. ET (ESPN) at the Footprint Center. The New York Liberty’s Sabrina Ionescu won the 3-point shooting contest last year in Las Vegas with a record score of 37 points, while the Las Vegas Aces’ Chelsea Gray and Kelsey Plum teamed to win the skills challenge.

WNBA Live, a corresponding fan festival, will take place July 19-20 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Details regarding the selection of the All-Stars will be announced.

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