Who has the upper hand in the WNBA semifinals?
The GIST: With playoff viewership records being set left and right, here’s everything you need to know ahead of tonight’s must-see Game 3 semifinal clashes. Hooptastic.
No. 2 NY Liberty vs. No. 3 Connecticut Sun: Both squads boast impressive scorers — the Libs’ newly minted MVP Breanna Stewart and Sun superstar and MVP runner-up Alyssa Thomas — but defense will be the name of the game tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET.
- The physical Sun D earned them a Game 1 dub, but the Libs bounced back with a zone to snatch Game 2. Which strategy will reign supreme in the quest for the series lead?
No. 1 Las Vegas Aces vs. No. 4 Dallas Wings: With their brooms at the ready and a 2-0 series lead, the defending champ Aces will be looking to clinch a return to the finals tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET. But don’t count out the Wings just yet, especially after Tuesday’s closely contested Game 2. Back in the heart of Texas, they just might have enough up their sleeves to force a Sunday Game 4.