What's Trending: August 4

With so much #SummerHoops to take in this season, it's hard to keep track of all the storylines playing out on a nightly basis in the WNBA. That's what What's Trending is for.

Here, we'll bring you the 10 things you need to know, see, listen to and/or watch in the past and coming week. It's your one-stop shop for all things W, from which teams are on a roll to which players are coming up big to what the league's superstars are up to off the court. This week it's all about #WNBAAllStar

Here's What's Trending on August 4:


1. #MayaClinic: Maya Moore Breaks Record for Most 30+ Point Games in a Single Season

This week, Maya Moore made history when she scored 40 points to beat the Shock. The game marked her 11th 30+-point game this season, a WNBA record. Moore beat Diana Taurasi's record of 10 30+-point games from 2008.


2. Welcome Back, @de11edonne: Elena Delle Donne Returns to Sky

After missing 12 games while being treated for Lyme disease, Ellena Delle Donne finally returned to the Sky, scoring 10 and 21 points to help Chicago break its three-game losing streak.



Tamika Catchings surpassed Katie Smith as the 3rd all-time leading WNBA scorer with her 16 points against Seattle. She now has 6,454 career points.


4. #GameWinner: Toliver Hits Game-Winning Three


5. #DoubleDoubles: Tina Charles Leads Liberty With Three Double-Doubles in a Row


6. #BuzzerBeater: Alex Montgomery Hits a Half-Court Buzzer-Beater


7. #ShowtimeShoni: Shoni Schimmel Heads to Seattle

Shoni Schimmel and the Atlanta Dream will play the Storm in Seattle on Thursday, August 7. Since Schimmel grew up on a Native American reservation in Oregon, Seattle will almost be a home court for her, and her many fans and admirers are planning to make the quick trip to Seattle to see her play.




9. #BHAweek: Ivory Latta's Cancer Scare


10. Well Wishes for @Paul_George24: WNBA Family Wishes Paul George a Speedy Recovery

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