|Role:||Former Head coach of WNBA Team Indiana Fever|
Following the WNBA regular season, four teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs and are seeded one to four based on their regular season record.
The first round of the playoffs, or Conference Semi-Finals, consists of two match-ups in each conference based on the seedings (1-4 and 2-3). The two winners advance to the second round, or Conference Finals, with a match-up between the 1-4 and 2-3 winners. At the conclusion of the Conference Finals, the winners of these series advance to the?WNBA Finals.
The Conference Semi-Finals and the Conference Finals are each?best-of-three?series. Series are played in a 1-1-1 format, meaning the team with home-court advantage (better record) hosts games 1 and 3, while their opponent hosts game 2. The?WNBA Finals?are a?best-of-five?series played in a 2-2-1 format, meaning the team with home-court advantage hosts games 1, 2, and 5 while their opponent hosts games 3 and 4.
This year, the two teams in the WNBA Finals are Indiana Fever and Head Coach Stephanie White V Minnesota Lynx with Head Coach Cheryl Reeve.