Sun Sign Taja Cole & Joyner Holmes to Training Camp Contracts

Today, the Connecticut Sun announced that Taja Cole and Joyner Holmes have signed Training Camp contracts extended by Head Coach and General Manager, Curt Miller.

Curt Miller said, “We are excited about adding Taj to our roster.  She plays with a contagious energy and spirit.  Taj is a dynamic facilitating point guard that excels in transition.  She is also a disruptive ball defender that we were looking to add.”

Cole, a 5’8” guard is currently playing with Athletes Unlimited is averaging 12 points in 40 minutes of action along with 5.6 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 5 assists per game.

Joyner Holmes joins the Sun after a 2020 stint with the New York Liberty highlighted by a 13 point, 13 rebound effort vs. Phoenix (9/5/20) and a brief stay of five appearances in 2021 (LV & NY).  Currently playing for BC Prometey (UKR), Holmes is averaging 20.3 points along with 8.4 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game in the EuroCup.

“Joyner is an elite athlete that has shown flashes in the WNBA.  She is enjoying an outstanding international season while leading her team into the elite eight of the EuroCup.  Joyner is a versatile post player that thrives in transition.  We are looking forward to working with Joyner,” said head coach Curt Miller.

The Connecticut Sun will celebrate its 20th Anniversary as a franchise this year with the home opener at Mohegan Sun Arena slated for Saturday, May 14th @ 7pm vs. the Los Angeles Sparks.  For addition information or to purchase tickets, visit