What's Trending: June 2

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.

Here's What's Trending on June 2:

1. #LosLynx: Minnesota Now 7-0

The Minnesota Lynx improved to 7-0 on the year with an 87-79 victory over the Stars on Sunday, giving them 15 straight wins dating back to last season. With four more wins, the Lynx could break the WNBA record for wins to open a season -- set by the Lynx themselves two years ago.

2. #MysticsSparks: Triple-Overtime Thriller in Washington

The game of the week took place in Washington on Sunday evening, when Mystics guard Ivory Latta tied it in the final six seconds of both the first and second overtimes before Washington took control in the third OT. Latta has now hit 17-of-34 from three-point range in her first five games, including a clutch trey with 1:11 left in triple-OT on Sunday.

3. #RacetoMVP: Moore, EDD, Parker Leading the Pack

The league's stars continued to shine last week, with Maya Moore leading the league in scoring (27.6 points per game) and Candace Parker (24.0) and Elena Delle Donne (23.0) not far behind. EDD's already shown she's ready to take the next step in carrying the Sky to a 5-1 record thus far.

4. #TheBachelorette: WNBA Superstars to Make Cameo

5. #SparksDream on ESPN2 Tuesday Night

On the topic of the MVP race, two prime candidates square off on national TV on Tuesday night (7 PM ET) when Candace Parker's Sparks visit Angel McCoughtry's Dream.

6. #RIPMayaAngelou: WNBA Community Pays Tribute

7. #NativePride: Dream Host Native American Heritage Night

Rookie Shoni Schimmel, who grew up on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, took center stage in Atlanta on Friday night when the Dream hosted the first of four Heritage Fridays.

8. #CTheSunRise: Ogwumike Rising Up in Connecticut

With 18 points and 10 rebounds, Chiney Ogwumike led the Sun to an upset win over the Dream on Sunday. The No. 1 pick has now scored in double figures in each of her first seven career games, posting four double-doubles over that stretch.

9. #FeverWin: Dunn Reaches Milestone on Saturday

10. #ThinkLikeAManToo: Magic's Night Out with Sparks

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