Connecticut Sun (6-1) vs. Minnesota Lynx (3-5)
At Mohegan Sun Arena
Saturday, June 9, 2:00 p.m. ET
Watch live on NBC Sports Boston
Last Game: The Connecticut Sun defeated the New York Liberty 88-86 on June 7th. The Minnesota Lynx defeated the Washington Mystics 88-80 on June 7th.
Inside The Matchup:
· Minnesota led the season series 2-1 in 2017.
· In the three games between the two teams, Jasmine Thomas averaged 14.0 points and 4.5 assists and Alyssa Thomas averaged 11.0 points and 6.3 rebounds to lead the Sun.
· Sylvia Fowles led the Lynx in the season series, averaging 17.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game.
· The Sun win at Minnesota on June 17, 2017 marked just the third time in nine seasons that the team had defeated the Lynx on the road. The previous two were July 7, 2012 and July 22, 2015.
· In the Connecticut win on June 17, 2017, both Alyssa Thomas and Jasmine Thomas had 20 points. Alyssa Thomas added eight rebounds and eight assists while Jasmine Thomas had six rebounds and six assists in the win.
· Minnesota native Rachel Banham had 11 points for the Sun in that win to go along with three steals.
Next Game: The Connecticut Sun will be in action next on Wednesday, June 13th at home against the Washington Mystics at 7:00 p.m. ET. .