With 9 clubs competing for the 6 remaining slots in the playoffs, the postseason race has already begun to look quite exciting. When they play the Seattle Storm for the upcoming game tonight, the Connecticut Sun will try to clinch their berth in the postseason with a fourth straight victory. So far, Curt Miller’s team has performed admirably. In their most recent game, the Sun defeated the Lynx on the road. With 18 points, Brionna Jones ended up leading the squad in scoring. She increased her total of rebounds to 8. With 15 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists, Alyssa Thomas delivered another outstanding performance. In tonight’s home game against the Storm, Connecticut will undoubtedly want to dominate.
Additionally, the Seattle Storm is not far from making the playoffs. They are anticipated to face a difficult opponent in the Sun in the forthcoming game. The Storm humiliated the Dream in their most recent match. Together, Tina Charles and Breanna Stewart contributed 50 points, 25 rebounds, and 5 assists, which was more than enough to put the competition on the back foot.
Both clubs have recently played at the very peak of their game, nearly outperforming any squad they are up against.
Seattle Storm are in great shape after defeating Atlanta Dream with a score of 82–72. Their performance is flawless, they have strong self-esteem, and they appear to be eager to face the opposition. Breanna Stewart and Tina Charles both delivered outstanding performances in the previous game, scoring 27 and 23 points, respectively. The team provided excellent support for both of them.
The Connecticut Sun are also competing fervently. This team is unstoppable at pick-and-rolls and fast breaks. One of the hardest teams in the league, they have a 19-9 record with a 9-4 home record. The Connecticut Sun is now on a roll after three straight victories. They presently hold the #2 spot in the Eastern Conference (#3 overall seed). The last five games have been victories for Connecticut. They’ve kept up an impressive 9-4 home record so far. After defeating the Minnesota Lynx by a score of 86-79 in their previous match, the Sun will host the Seattle Storm.
Head to Head
There have been 33 games played between the two teams so far. Given that the Storm won 16 of the games while the Sun won 17, the rivalry appears to be an intriguing one. In the most recent five meetings, Seattle won three and Connecticut won two. This season’s first meeting occurred on June 17, 2022. That match was won by the Connecticut Sun 82-71.
Guard- Courtney Williams
Guard- Natisha Hiedeman
Forward- DeWana Bonner
Forward- Alyssa Thomas
Center– Brionna Jones
Guard- Jewell Loyd
Guard- Sue Bird
Forward- Breanna Stewart
Forward- Gabby Williams
Center- Tina Charles