UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas worked hard for eight months rehabbing her torn Achilles' tendon to be able to provide a spark for the Connecticut Sun in the playoffs.
The Sun's “engine” did just that, scoring 15 points and providing a defensive presence to help the team even their best-of-five series with the Chicago Sky at one win apiece with a 79-68 victory Thursday night.
Jonquel Jones is no stranger to winning Associated Press WNBA awards.
In previous years, the Connecticut Sun forward has been honored by the media that votes on the weekly AP WNBA power poll as the Sixth Woman of the Year and Most Improved Player.
Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun have dominated opponents this season, winning their last 14 games en route to the best record in the WNBA.
That earned the Sun a double bye in the playoffs that begin Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — As the WNBA enters its final few weeks of the regular season, the race between teams battling for playoff berths and byes is heating up.
Connecticut, Las Vegas and Seattle are all vying for the coveted double bye.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller has left the team to deal with a family medical issue.
The Sun issued a statement Tuesday saying Miller had traveled home to Pennsylvania to be with his family and tend to the situation, which involves a family member.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a rough start to the WNBA season with so many stars sidelined due to injures.
Diana Taurasi, Candace Parker, Nneka Ogwumike and Natasha Howard are among those who have missed extended time.