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Preview: Dream host Sun, Wings host Sparks and Sky host Mystics in Friday’s early matchups

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All 12 teams play on Friday night! Here’s a preview of the three games on the early end of the schedule and details on how to watch.

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Happy Friday everyone! There are six WNBA games on this Friday night. In fact, every team is playing! Here’s a preview of the first three games of the night.


Atlanta Dream (6-6) vs. Connecticut Sun (7-4)

When: Friday June 22 at 7 p.m. EST

Where: McCamish Pavilion | TICKETS

How to watch: WNBA League Pass (worldwide streaming) | Fox Sports Southeast (Atlanta TV) | NBC Sports Boston (New England area TV)

Injury report: Brittney Sykes (foot) and Tiffany Hayes (ankle) are questionable for the Dream. Alyssa Thomas (shoulder) is doubtful and Chiney Ogwumike (knee) is probably for the Sun.

Storylines to follow

Both teams are on cold streaks. The Sun is currently on a three-game losing streak while the Dream lost two in a row, including a loss to the 1-11 Fever. Both teams also have multiple injuries, leading both squads into this game in a rut.

Will Morgan Tuck build on her career-high performance? Tuck scored 20 points against the Mercury in Connecticut’s last game. With Alyssa Thomas unlikely to play, this is an opportunity for Tuck to repeat what she did last time.


Dallas Wings (5-5) vs. Los Angeles Sparks (9-2)

When: Friday June 22 at 8 p.m. EST

Where: College Park Center | TICKETS

How to watch: WNBA League Pass (worldwide streaming) | Fox Sports Southwest (Dallas TV)

Injury report: Karima Christmas-Kelly (knee) and Theresa Plaisance (knee) are out for the Wings. The Sparks have no injuries to report.

Storylines to follow

Liz Cambage faces off against the Sparks’ loaded front court. This is the first time Dallas faces off against LA this season. Cambage is playing at a superstar level for Dallas, but she’ll have her hands full against the likes of Candace Parker, Nneka Ogwumike, Jantel Lavender and Maria Vadeeva.

LA looks to remain on top. The Sparks are currently in a virtual tie with the Phoenix Mercury for the top seed in this year’s WNBA playoffs. Both teams are also on the longest current winning streaks, where the Sparks won five straight and the Mercury won eight straight heading into tonight.


Chicago Sky (3-8) vs. Washington Mystics (7-5)

When: Friday June 22 at 9 p.m. EST

Where: Wintrust Arena | TICKETS

How to watch: ESPN3 (national streaming) | WNBA League Pass (worldwide streaming) | Monumental Sports Network (DC area streaming) | The U Too (Chicago TV)

Injury report: Stefanie Dolson (hamstring) is out. The Mystics have no injuries to report.

Storylines to follow

Tayler Hill is back. The Mystics guard came back after nearly a year off following to an ACL tear. In her return, she scored just six points off the bench, all from three. It will be interesting to see if Hill gets some more playing time tonight, considering that she was a regular starter in each of the last two seasons.

Will Vandersloot and Quigley bounce back from Tuesday’s poor performance? The Mystics hosted the Sky on Tuesday in an 88-60 rout over Chicago. Chicago’s All-Star starting backcourt scored just 12 points combined, on 4-of-20 shooting. It would be logical to think that they’re going to bounce back in a big way tonight.