Making headlines in her WNBA rookie season is Connecticut’s Chiney Ogwumike, who recently stopped by ESPN for a Car Wash across several shows and platforms.
The WNBA’s No. 1 overall 2014 draft pick and her Connecticut Sun play at the Atlanta Dream tonight (7 ET, ESPN2). The clash between WNBA East Division powers is the opener of a doubleheader – one of six such twin bill telecasts on ESPN networks during the 2014 regular season. The Los Angeles Sparks visit the Minnesota Lynx in the 9 p.m. nightcap.
The WNBA Rookie of the Month for May and June, Ogwumike leads the Sun in scoring (averaging 15.3 points per game), rebounding (8.2), and blocks (1.4). The power forward also has posted double digits in 17 of 18 games played this season, including 15 straight games in the months of May and June.
In the video above, Ogwumike talks about highlights of her ESPN visit – including meeting Numbers Never Lie co-host Jemele Hill – favorite ESPN programming and more.
Video produced by Josh Lander and Rachel Siegal