What's Trending: June 23

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 23:


1. #SummerHoopsSweeps: The Longest Day of Basketball

The WNBA officially tipped off the summer on Saturday with sunrise-to-sunset coverage on the @WNBA Twitter Feed. Fans across the country chimed in by telling us how they celebrate basketball during the summer and entering the #SummerHoopsSweeps.

Danielle Robinson's late game-winner for the Stars highlighted a busy Sunday that featured four nationally televised games.


2. #WNBAPride: First Pride Game + Twitter Takeovers

It's been a big week for the WNBA Pride campaign. First, Liberty vet Cappie Pondexter took over @WNBA to answer questions from fans on Thursday:

Then the Chicago Sky hosted the first Pride game of the season Sunday on ESPN 2:

Fever guard Layshia Clarendon will join in on Monday night:



4. #StandforLiberty: New York Snaps Atlanta's Streak

Three days after taking over Twitter, Cappie Pondexter took over the Liberty's game against the Dream, who entered Sunday with a franchise-record-tying six-game winning streak. The guard dished out eight assists and put up 23 points on 7-for-8 shooting as New York won 85-78 at the Garden.


5. #WorldCup: WNBA Stars Cheer on Team USA




7. #DadsandDaughters: The Ogwumike Sisters


8. #StormOutLoud: Bird Becomes 2nd Player w/ 2,000 Assists





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