Star-Studded AT&T WNBA All-Star Game 2019 on ABC Airs Saturday

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Star-Studded AT&T WNBA All-Star Game 2019 on ABC Airs Saturday

• First-Ever AT&T WNBA All-Star Friday on ESPN To Feature WNBA Three-Point Contest presented by MTN DEW and the WNBA Skills Challenge

The 16th AT&T WNBA All-Star Game will be broadcast live on ABC on Saturday, July 27, at 3:30 p.m. ET from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, highlighting ESPN’s extensive coverage of AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019. Ryan Ruocco and Rebecca Lobo will call the game alongside reporters Holly Rowe and LaChina Robinson. ESPN also will televise AT&T WNBA All-Star Friday at 7 p.m. ET featuring the WNBA Three-Point Contest presented by MTN DEW and WNBA Skills Challenge. AT&T WNBA All-Star Friday will be called by Pam Ward , LaChina Robinson, LA Sparks forward Chiney Ogwumike and reporter Holly Rowe.

ESPN will have an abundance of access on both Friday and Saturday night, bringing fans closer to the action including:

  • Multiple players being mic’d during the WNBA All-Star Game with some having the ability to converse with ESPN talent during the telecast
  • WNBA guest commentators
  • Pre-game and halftime locker room access

In addition, espnW will be on site in Las Vegas throughout AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019, providing comprehensive coverage of this year’s event, including:

  • Reporter Mechelle Voepel reporting from the Mandalay Bay Events Center, tracking every event and press conference and providing pregame, in-game and post-game stories on Saturday
  • Commentary and analysis of WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s first press conference
  • Voepel providing an in-depth profile on Las Vegas Aces’ All-Star Liz Cambage on Thursday
  • Midseason check-in: In a season that is more up for grabs than any in recent history, where does each team stand at the break – and what must happen in the second half of the season.

The AT&T WNBA All-Star Game will be the 10th WNBA All-Star event broadcast on ABC.

2019 AT&T WNBA All-Star Game Participants:

This year’s game will have Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces serving as captains for their respective teams. Delle Donne and Wilson drafted the AT&T WNBA All-Star team rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves, making picks without regard to a player’s conference affiliation or position as well as coach and player trades to finalize their rosters.

 Team Delle Donne Team Wilson
Captain: Elena Delle Donne (Washington Mystics)* A’ja Wilson (Las Vegas Aces)*
Brittney Griner (Phoneix Mercury)* Liz Cambage (Las Vegas Aces)*
Jonquel Jones (Connecticut Sun)* Chelsea Gray (Los Angeles Sparks)*
 Jewelll Loyd (Seattle Storm)* Natasha Howard (Seattle Storm)*
Kia Nurse ( New York Liberty)* Kayla McBride (Las Vegas Aces)*
DeWanna Bonner (Phoenix Mercury) Napheesa Collier (Minnesota Lynx)
Tina Charles (New York Liberty) Diamond DeShields (Chicago Sky)
Nneka Ogwumike (Los Angeles Sparks) Candice Dupree (Captain Indiana Fever)
Alyssa Thomas (Connecticut Sun) Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx)
Kristi Toliver (Washington Mystics) Allie Quigley (Chicago Sky)
Courtney Vandersloot (Chicago Sky) Odyssey Sims (Minnesota Lynx)
Erica Wheeler (Indiana Fever)

Head Coach: Mike Thibault                                  Head Coach: Bill Laimbeer

*Starter

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Contact: Belen Michelis, ESPN, (860) 766-1425, [email protected]

 

 

 

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Belen Michelis

Belen Michelis is a senior publicist focusing on ESPN Corporate Citizenship, Spelling Bee, Invictus Games, Warrior Games, ESPN local radio (98.7FM NY, ESPNLA 710, ESPN Chicago 1000), Misc. Sports and the WNBA. Prior to joining the ESPN Communications team, Michelis worked in Ad Sales for ESPN Deportes and International from 2010-2014. Michelis graduated from Boston College in 2010.
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