Good question, glad you asked.
The reason the Sun playoff game was not on television Saturday was because MSG, which covers the Liberty, had local rights to the broadcast above and beyond NBATV.
What does that mean? It means Connecticut is close enough geographically to MSG’s audience that any other station covering the game – that is not a local CT affiliate – must be blacked out, according to law.
If you want to be mad at someone, give the Sun and the WNBA heat for not working hard enough to find a local broadcast outlet to pick up the rights fpr their loyal fans.
Never fear, however, the all three games of the Eastern Conference finals will be on ESPN2.