Caitlin Clark of Indiana Fever heads to DC, thousands expected at Mystics game

Caitlin Clark of the Indiana Fever will be facing off with the Washington Mystics in D.C. on Friday night.

The game, originally scheduled at Washington's 4,200-seat Entertainment & Sports Arena, was moved to Capital One Arena, which has 20,356 seats. The game will be broadcasted on ION television as part of the WNBA's Friday Nights on ION series. 

Tickets went on sale Tuesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. and sold out in roughly 30 minutes. 

This game comes after the Mystics lost a close game against Chicago Sky on Thursday night by eight points. 

Clark was the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA's 2024 Draft last week. She's scored more points than anyone in NCAA women's basketball. Clark also leads all WNBA rookies in minutes played.