Twitter reacts to former UConn star Breanna Stewar’s WNBA move
— breannastewart Twitter
It was only fitting that the 2022 WNBA score leader made the announcement on Twitter, after dropping cookie crumbs of his free agency decision in the form of ambiguous emoji tweets.
Once it was official on Twitter, Stewart was trending within seconds. Many pro players, analysts, former Huskies and fans were thrilled to have Stewart join the new New York team.
Puma, which has sponsored Stewart and collaborated with her on various basketball shoe launches, released a promotional video of Stewart heading to New York.
— PUMAHoops Twitter
New teammate Sabrina Ionescu, New York’s first pick in the 2020 WNBA Draft, is already excited,
— sabrina_i20 Twitter
Also excited: Liberty forward Stefanie Dolson, Stewart’s former UConn teammate.
— bigmamastef Twitter
Former UConn legend Rebecca Lobo responded to Stewart’s decision and seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady made the same mistake two years in a row, facepalm.
— JenXperience Twitter
During Stewart’s free agency period, two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant attempted to convince Stewart to join the Liberty. Now that it’s official, Durant is already booking the dates to watch Stewart and the Liberty in Brooklyn.
— KDTrey5 Twitter
Candace Parker recently signed with the defending WNBA champions, the Las Vegas Aces, which has developed a super team in the West. Around the same time, New York entered into a three-team trade with the Connecticut Sun and Dallas Wings to add former MVP Jonquel Jones. Now that Stewart has joined the fold, New York looks like a super team in the East.
Jones also reacted.
— jus242 Twitter
So two super teams were formed in a few days.