2003 : Detroit Shock Win First Championship

September 16, 2023 all-day

On September 16, 2003, the Detroit Shock won their first of three WNBA championships, defeating the Los Angeles Sparks 83-78 in a hotly contested Game 3 of the final series before a crowd of over 22,000 at the Palace of Auburn Hills. It was largest crowd to ever watch a WNBA game.

Source : Detroit Historical Society.

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