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Preview: It’s win or go home for Dream-Mystics and Storm-Mercury Tuesday night!

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The winner of these crucial Game 5s of the semifinal round will advance to the WNBA Finals! Thus, no team in either series wants to lose.

WNBA superstars Elena Delle Donne (Mystics), Tiffany Hayes (Dream), Diana Taurasi (Mercury) and Breanna Stewart (Storm) welcome you to an exciting night of Game 5s!
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The WNBA semifinals have been very exciting. Today, it all comes to an end in two Game 5s. Here’s what is in store!


Washington Mystics (22-12) at Atlanta Dream (23-11)

When: Tuesday, September 4 at 8 p.m. ET

Where: McCamish Pavilion | TICKETS

How to watch: ESPN2

Injuries: Elena Delle Donne (knee) is questionable despite playing in Game 4.

Series status: Series is tied, 2-2.

Storylines to follow

The Dream will be going for their fourth WNBA Finals in franchise history and will have home-court advantage. The series has been very close every game until Game 4, when the Mystics blew out the Dream. Washington clearly needs Delle Donne to have a chance to move to the next round and get their first WNBA Finals appearance in franchise history.


Phoenix Mercury (20-14) at Seattle Storm (26-8)

When: Tuesday, September 4 at 10 p.m. ET

Where: KeyArena | TICKETS

How to watch: NBA TV, ESPNEWS

Injuries: No absences to report. Sue Bird (nose) is expected to play following her injury in Game 4.

Series status: Series is tied, 2-2.

Storylines to follow

The Mercury have managed to claw back and tie this series in exciting fashion after falling behind 2-0 in the series. The Storm should have the upper hand talent-wise, but can Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd flex their clutch genes when Diana Taurasi, DeWanna Bonner and Brittney Griner just seem to know when and where to get those clutch shots in?