Preview: Connecticut Sun at Phoenix Mercury

Connecticut Sun (7-3) At Phoenix Mercury (8-3)
At Talking Stick Resort Arena
Saturday, June 16, 10:00 p.m. ET
Watch live on League Pass

Last Game: The Connecticut Sun fell 95-91 at home to the Washington Mystics on Wednesday, June 13th. The Phoenix Mercury defeated the Dallas Wings 75-72 at College Park Center on Tuesday, June 12th.

Inside The Matchup:
• The Sun were 2-1 against Phoenix in 2017.
• Alyssa Thomas (18.0 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 3.3 apg, 2.0 spg) Jonquel Jones (14.7 ppg, 10.7 rpg) and Jasmine Thomas (11.0 ppg, 2.7 apg) led Connecticut in the three games against Phoenix last season.
• Brittney Griner (24.5 ppg, 7.0 rpg), Diana Taurasi (18.3 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.0 apg) and Leilani Mitchell (8.7 ppg, 4.7 apg) led the Mercury in the season series against the Sun last season.
• Six different Sun players finished in double-figure scoring in the win over Phoenix on August 4, 2017.
• Connecticut leads the WNBA in scoring average (92.4) and rebounds (39.11 per game).
• Alyssa Thomas is second in the league in rebounds (9.9 rpg).
• Phoenix leads the league in assists (20.73 per game).
• Griner is fifth in the WNBA in scoring (20.8 ppg). She has posted five games this season with 20 or more points.
• Taurasi ranks sixth in the league in scoring (19.5 ppg) and seventh in assists (4.4 apg). She has recorded seven games with 20 or more points this season, including a season-high 29 against Minnesota (6/1).

Next Game: The Connecticut Sun will be in action next on Friday, June 22nd against the Atlanta Dream at 7:00 p.m. ET.