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  • WNBA Attendance Up 2.1% From Last Season; Sky Seeing 35.5% Jump

    The WNBA is seeing a slight growth at the box office through Tuesday, as league-wide attendance is up 2.1% compared to the same point last season. The Sky are seeing the largest jump, up 35.5%. The Western Conference-leading Lynx, who added No. 1 overall pick G Maya Moore to the team this offseason, are also seeing a double-digit percentage jump. The Liberty have seen the largest drop, as attendance is down 29% from '10. This is the first season the team is playing at Prudential Center in Newark as MSG goes through renovations (THE DAILY).

    WNBA ATTENDANCE THROUGH AUGUST 9
    HOME TEAM
    GMS
    TOTAL
    AVG.
    % CAP.
    PREV.
    % +/-
    GMS ('10)
    L.A. Sparks
    9
    98,978
    10,998
    83.6%
    9,171
    19.9%
    14
    Washington Mystics
    10
    106,379
    10,638
    104.8%
    9,276
    14.7%
    13
    San Antonio Silver Stars
    10
    91,601
    9,160
    93.1%
    7,948
    15.2%
    12
    Phoenix Mercury
    10
    89,555
    8,956
    94.4%
    8,764
    2.2%
    16
    Seattle Storm
    9
    77,391
    8,599
    88.8%
    8,293
    3.7%
    15
    Minnesota Lynx
    11
    91,416
    8,311
    90.5%
    7,536
    10.3%
    15
    N.Y. Liberty
    12
    94,872
    7,906
    42.7%
    11,140
    -29.0%
    13
    Indiana Fever
    12
    90,466
    7,539
    78.2%
    8,032
    -6.1%
    15
    Connecticut Sun
    10
    66,828
    6,683
    70.2%
    7,238
    -7.7%
    14
    Atlanta Dream
    12
    75,788
    6,316
    62.9%
    6,164
    2.5%
    13
    Chicago Sky
    12
    68,611
    5,718
    81.7%
    4,218
    35.5%
    14
    Tulsa Shock
    11
    51,838
    4,713
    63.0%
    4,651
    1.3%
    15
    TOTALS
    128
    1,003,723
    7,842
    76.0%
    7,678
    2.1%
    169
     

    NOTES: All attendance figures are based on totals posted immediately following games. It may not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league.

     

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