GAME PREVIEW: Sun Take On Sky in Final Commissioner’s Cup Game Wednesday Night

Chicago, IL– The Connecticut Sun (10-1) will face off against the Chicago Sky (4-6) in their final Commissioner’s Cup contest of the 2024 season on Wednesday, June 12 at 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT. The game will air on NECN and stream live on WNBA League Pass.

Last time out on Tuesday night, the Connecticut Sun defeated the Indiana Fever for the third time this season, 89-72. DiJonai Carrington led the Sun with a season-high 22 points, along with six rebounds, three assists and a career-high tying three steals. Alyssa Thomas grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds and added seven points and seven assists in the win.

As of games through June 10, Sun forward Alyssa Thomas is first in assists per game (8.6) and fourth in rebounds per game (10.4) across the league. She also has posted six double-doubles in 2024, good for fifth best in the WNBA. Brionna Jones is first in FG% in the WNBA, shooting 59.0% from the floor. As a team, the Sun are first in net rating (12.9), first in defensive rating (90.4), fifth in assists per game (19.4), fifth in steals per game (8.0) and fourth in field goal percentage (42.2%) across the WNBA.

Connecticut is 34-32 all-time versus Chicago during the regular season, with a 17-18 record on the road. The Sun have four of the last five regular season meetings against the Sky, including an 86-82 win on May 25, 2024 in Chicago. Chicago enters Wednesday’s contest coming off an 89-80 loss to Atlanta on Saturday. Dana Evans and rookie duo Angel Reese and Kamilla Cardoso each notched 13 points to lead the Sky in scoring. Teresa Weatherspoon in her first season with the Sky.