Bonner, Sun beat Sky 74-58, end Chicago's 7-game win streak

Jasmine Thomas had 18 points and three steals and Beatrice Mompremier grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds for Connecticut (10-5).

The Sun limited Chicago to its lowest scoring output of the season on 33.3% shooting overall and 5 の 24 (20.8%) from 3-point range. Connecticut had nine steals and forced 18 turnovers.

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Courtney Vandersloot, Kahleah Copper and Allie Quigley each made a 3-pointer in an 11-0 run to close the second quarter and Vandersloot’s pull-up jumper to open the third trimmed Chicago’s deficit to 36-32. Bonner answered with a 3, Jones hit two free throws and Bonner added another from behind the arc before Jones made a layup to cap a 10-0 走る, and Connecticut led by double figures the rest of the way.

Quigley and Copper scored 11 points apiece to lead Chicago.

The Sky (9-8) had lost seven in a row before their win streak, which included 85-79 そして 91-81 home wins over Connecticut on June 17 と6月 19, それぞれ.

The Sun are the third team in the WNBA to reach double digits in wins this season, joining the league-leading Seattle Storm (12-3) and the Las Vegas Aces (10-4).

Connecticut improved to an Eastern Conference-leading 5-1 in the Commissioner’s Cup standings while the second-place Sky dropped to 6-3. Seattle leads the Western Conference at 5-0.

Each team plays 10 Commissioner’s Cup games, finishing on July 10, with the top team from each conference playing a championship game in August for the cup title and a prize totaling approximately $ 500,000.




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