Fantasy women's basketball: Everything you need to know to play this season

A'ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces is one of the league's best players. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

The 2022 WNBA season tips off on May 6 and when it does, so will the first season of fantasy women's basketball. This page serves as your one-stop shop for all of ESPN's preseason fantasy content to help you draft and manage your way to a successful season.

Jump ahead: How to play | Rankings/Projections/Outlooks | Tips & Advice | Team profiles

How to play

How to play fantasy women's basketball

André Snellings walks you through the details of the scoring system, roster sizes and other details of this exciting new fantasy game.


Updated player rankings

Who are the top players to draft in fantasy women's basketball? The ESPN rankings make it easy for you to see for yourself.

Player projections/outlooks

Look over the sortable player projections and read up on what can be expected from each player this season.

Tips & Advice

Mock Draft (May 3)

Who went No. 1? Was it better to draft a guard or a forward/center in the early rounds? Here's how our fantasy women's basketball mock draft played out.

Draft tiers for G and F/C positions

Eric Moody breaks down the guard and forward/center positions into tiers to make it easy for fantasy managers on draft day.

10 WNBA sleepers for 2022

Moody pinpoints 10 sleepers in fantasy women's basketball who have a chance to exceed their average draft positions this season.

What stats make fantasy stars?

Snellings helps set the baseline for WNBA stats and looks at what it takes to be a star, or a role player, in fantasy women's basketball.

WNBA rookies with the most fantasy value

Moody breaks down which WNBA rookies have the most fantasy value heading into the start of the regular season on May 6.

Top 10 fantasy players this season

ESPN reveals its first ever top 10 WNBA players for the upcoming fantasy women's basketball game.

Key takeaways from the preseason

The WNBA preseason wasn't long enough to make any big conclusions, but it offered a glimpse of things to come. Moody explains what he saw.

Team profiles

Atlanta Dream

Chicago Sky

Connecticut Sun

Dallas Wings

Indiana Fever

Las Vegas Aces

Los Angeles Sparks

Phoenix Mercury

Minnesota Lynx

New York Liberty

Seattle Storm

Washington Mystics