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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 TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS ('10) L.A. Sparks998,97810,99883.6%9,17119.9%14 Washington Mystics10106,37910,638104.8%9,27614.7%13 San Antonio Silver Stars1091,6019,16093.1%7,94815.2%12 Phoenix Mercury1089,5558,95694.4%8,7642.2%16 Seattle Storm977,3918,59988.8%8,2933.7%15 Minnesota Lynx1191,4168,31190.5%7,53610.3%15 N.Y. Liberty1294,8727,90642.7%11,140-29.0%13 Indiana Fever1290,4667,53978.2%8,032-6.1%15 Connecticut Sun1066,8286,68370.2%7,238-7.7%14 Atlanta Dream1275,7886,31662.9%6,1642.5%13 Chicago Sky1268,6115,71881.7%4,21835.5%14 Tulsa Shock1151,8384,71363.0%4,6511.3%15 TOTALS1281,003,7237,84276.0%7,6782.1%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.