How Many WNBA Teams Are There?

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As of May 2014, there are 12 teams total in the WNBA. The Western Conference and Eastern Conference each have six teams, according to ESPN,.

The Western Conference is made up of the Los Angeles Sparks, Phoenix Mercury, Seattle Storm, Minnesota Lynx, San Antonio Stars and Tulsa Shock. The teams in the Eastern Conference include the Atlanta Dream, Connecticut Sun, New York Liberty, Chicago Sky, Indiana Fever and Washington Mystics.

The first WNBA game took place in Los Angeles on June 21, 1997. The Los Angeles Sparks played the New York Liberty, with New York winning the game by 10 points. The final score was 67-57.