WNBA Doesn’t Show Preseason Game, Fan Stream Gets Huge Audience

May 5, 2024

On Friday night, the Chicago Sky faced the Minnesota Lynx in their preseason opener. The game was of major interest to followers of women’s basketball, but the WNBA’s streaming app did not air the game, despite listing that all preseason tilts would be watchable from the app.

That’s when a fan, @heyheyitsalli, stepped in and began livestreaming the game on their cell phone while attending the game in Minneapolis. The livestream quickly exploded past the 400,000 views mark. Sportico