Washington Mystics Tickets

A highly competitive women's professional basketball club, the Washington Mystics has been enthralling sports fans for over a decade now. The team has participated in highly exciting matches over the years, drawing in thousands of fans to its games. Even though the Mystics are yet to bag their first major championship, the team has been home to highly celebrated players like Crystal Langhorne, Alana Beard and Chamique Holdsclaw. This season, the Washington Mystics will be taking on some of their most fierce rivals in exciting edge of the seat matches. The team is expected to play at the Prudential Center in Newark.


Washington Mystics


Women's National Basketball Association

Team Colors:

White, Gray, Blue, Red

Formation & Early Years

One of the first WNBA expansion franchises, the Mystics were formed in 1998. The team has been playing in the Eastern Conference of the league since then. The team faced tough loses during its early years. Their inaugural season ended with a WNBA worst record of 3-27. The team failed to make it to the playoff in their second season. However, in 2000, the team made it to its first playoff under Chamique Holdsclaw. After the resignation of Manager Melissa McFerrin and Coach Tom Maher, the Mystics's assistant coach Marianne Stanley took over as the head coach. With rookie guard Stacey Dales along with star player Chamique Holdsclaw, Marianne led the Mystics to the 2002 playoffs with a 17-15 record. The Mystics showed improvement over their previous playoff appearances, defeating the Charlotte Sting in their first round to reach the Eastern Conference Finals.

Home Arena

The Mystics play home games at the Verizon Center. Located in the Chinatown district of Washington D.C, the sports and entertainment arena broke ground in October 1995. The venue opened to the public two years later in 1997. Since then, it has hosted several musical concerts as well as ice hockey and basketball matches. The venue is also home to the NCAA's Georgetown Hoyas, NHL's Washington Capitals and NBA's Washington Wizards. The Verizon Theater boasts a capacity of over twenty thousand seats for basketball matches and over eighteen thousand and five hundred seats for ice hockey games. The venue features state of the art technology, offering top quality experience to the visitors.

Catch Mystics Live

Even though the Mystics have had tough luck in bagging any ‘WNBA Championship', the team still manages to indulge in highly competitive matches, thanks to its talented lineup. The Mystics have been attracting record-setting audience, season after season. Watching the team play live is an enthralling experience for all sports lovers. This season, thousands of Washington Mystics tickets are bound to sell out once again. The fans can make witness yet another exciting game of basketball as the Mystics storm the basketball arenas around the country.


Did You Know…

  1. The team is owned by Ted Leonsis, who also owns the team's NBA counterpart, Washington Wizards.
  1. The Mystics are one of the 3 current WNBA franchises that have not made it to the WNBA Finals.
  1. The Mystics have won the WNBA home-attendance record for seven seasons, most recently in 2009 with an 11,338 per game attendance.
  1. There were six banners hanging at the Verizon Center, celebrating Mystic's ‘Attendance Champions' record.
  1. In 2010, Mystic's Lindsey Harding and Crystal Langhorne made it to the ‘All Defensive Second Team' and ‘All WNBA Second Team' respectively.