LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 21 aspects and 14 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-57 on Thursday night to stable a double bye to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs.
Connecticut (23-6) won its 11th straight sport, having no longer lost for the reason that season resumed from the Olympic break. The Sun sit down atop the standings, two games sooner than Las Vegas with three games to play, and desire one bewitch of their closing three games to stable the top seed.
Brionna Jones added 15 aspects for Connecticut. DeWanna Bonner had 11 aspects and Jasmine Thomas scored 10. The Sun host Phoenix on Saturday adopted by road trips to Novel York and Atlanta prior to the playoffs start on September 23.
Connecticut started the sport on a 17-0 flee, and Jonquel Jones secured a double-double by halftime with 17 aspects and 10 rebounds. The Sun led 45-28 at the break.
Nneka Ogwumike and Nia Coffey every scored 12 aspects for Los Angeles (10-19), which fell into 10th position within the standings. The Sparks are a sport at the help of Novel York for the closing playoff position. Erica Wheeler added 10 aspects. The Sparks had been 9 of 11 from the stripe when put next to Connecticut’s 26 for 29.
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