2004 - 2004 WNBA Champs – Storm
The 2004 WNBA Finals was the championship series of the 2004 WNBA season, and the conclusion of the season’s playoffs. The Seattle Storm, second-seeded champions of the Western Conference, defeated the Connecticut Sun, top-seeded champions of the Eastern Conference, two games to one in a best-of-three series. This was Seattle’s first title.
The Storm made their first appearance in the Finals in franchise history. The Sun made their first appearance in the Finals in franchise history.
Going into the series, neither team had won a WNBA championship. The Houston Comets hold the record with four championships won.
The Storm had a 20-14 record (.588), good enough to receive home-court advantage over the Sun (18-16).
The 2004 Finals was the last time two teams had entered the series without having participated in them before.