The Connecticut Sun swept the WNBA awards announcements on Tuesday ahead of their first game of the 2021 postseason. WNBA announced Jonquel Jones as Most Valuable Player, Curt Miller as Coach of the Year, and Brionna Jones as Most Improved Player.
According to Yahoo Sports, the Sun center Jonquel Jones received 48 of 49 first-place votes to win the 2021 MVP. From the Bahamas to Connecticut, Jones’ journey to the league is inspiring.
On Tuesday, the No. 1 seed Connecticut Sun will host Game 1 of the semifinals at Mohegan Sun Arena. They’ll play the No. 6 Chicago Sky. It’s going to be a fun battle between Jonquel Jones and Candace Parker at the frontcourt.