Seattle takes on Connecticut on a 4-game winning streak


Seattle Storm (9-5, 5-4 Western Conference) at Connecticut Sun (11-4, 6-2 Eastern Conference)

Uncasville, Connecticut; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Seattle is looking to maintain its four-game winning streak when the Storm take on Connecticut.

The Sun went 6-2 at home. Connecticut is fourth in the Eastern Conference in limiting opposition points, giving up 78.8 points while holding opponents to 43.5 percent shooting.

The Storm are 3-2 on the road. Seattle is ninth in the WNBA with 78.8 points per game and 41.8% shooting.

The teams are playing each other for the second time this season. In the final game on June 5, the Sun won 93-86 led by 25 points from Jonquel Jones, while Ezi Magbegor scored 19 points for the Storm.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alyssa Thomas is averaging 13.7 points, 8.2 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.5 steals for the Sun. Brionna Jones is averaging 15.2 points over Connecticut’s last 10 games.

Breanna Stewart is averaging 22.3 points per game and averaging 7.5 rebounds for the Storm. Jewell Loyd is averaging 2.2 3-pointers in Seattle’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sunday: 7-3, averaged 89.0 points, 37.0 rebounds, 22.7 assists, 7.6 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 82.1 points per game.

Storm: 8-2, averaging 79.1 points, 32.5 rebounds, 23.2 assists, 8.9 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 42.9 percent from the field. Their opponents average 75.0 points.

INJURIES: Sun: Jasmine Thomas: absent for the season (knee).

Storm: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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