UNCASVILLE, Conn. (September 8, 2017) – Former WNBA star Katie Douglas has purchased a block of 200 tickets for the second-round playoff game between the Connecticut Sun and Phoenix Mercury at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Those tickets will be donated to non-profit organizations.
“This is just my way of giving back,” said Douglas, who played 14 seasons in the WNBA for the Sun and Indiana Fever. “The environment around a Connecticut Sun playoff game is amazing, and this will allow deserving kids to experience the best the WNBA has to offer.”
One of the greatest three-point shooters in WNBA history, Douglas announced her retirement after 14 seasons on May 1, 2015. Douglas is the all-time Connecticut Sun franchise leader in made threes. She had 383 in a Sun uniform.
During five seasons in Connecticut from 2003-07 Douglas averaged 13.4 points while collecting 444 assists, 256 steals and 272 made three-pointers. In that span, the Sun qualified for the playoffs each year, advancing to the WNBA Finals twice and the Eastern Conference Finals four times while compiling a regular-season record of 104-64 (.615). In 2007, Douglas set single-season career highs with 577 points, 207 made field goals, 158 rebounds, 125 assists and 65 steals. Douglas also earned her first two Eastern Conference All-Star selections in 2006 and 2007. She was the MVP of the 2006 All-Star Game. Douglas played with the Fever from 2008 through 2013, before re-signing with the Sun for her final WNBA season in 2014.
Limited tickets remain for Sunday’s playoff game against Diana Taurasi and the Phoenix Mercury. For more information, call 877-SUN-TIXX or click here.