The 2015 WNBA All-Star Game will air live from Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, on Saturday, July 25 at 3:30 p.m. EST on ABC.
Elena Delle Donne, the league’s leading vote-getter, will start alongside Tamika Catchings, Angel McCoughtry, Tina Charles and Shoni Schimmel.
In the West, it’s Maya Moore, Brittney Griner, Candice Dupree, Seimone Augustus and Skylar Diggins (although Diggins and Augustus will need a replacement due to injury).
Head coaches and four players will be wearing live microphones over the course of the game. Additional highlights are below:
· Rowe will have in-game access to both the Eastern and Western Conference benches, conducting live interviews with players;
· Pre-game and halftime locker room access;
· On-court camera access during the action, specifically free throws and dead ball situations;
· ESPN anchor Matt Barrie will host the State Farm Halftime Report with guest Chiney Ogwumike (Connecticut Sun).
· A total of four players – one per half from each team will wear live microphones during the games;
· The head coach of each team will also wear a live microphone.
· Columnist Mechelle Voepel will report from Mohegan Sun Arena;
· Leading up to Saturday’s game, Voepel will profile leading All-Star vote-getter Elena Delle Donne, name her top five MVP candidates at the break, and provide additional on-site pre-game coverage and features;
· W @ The WNBA All-Star Game will have one-on-one interviews with WNBA participants and coaches;
· Live social media content involving fans and All-Star players;
· The @espnW Twitter account will use the official @TwitterMirror during All-Star practice;
· Before regular-season games resume, Michelle Smith’s midseason report will break down all 12 teams, including midseason grades for the first half of the season.