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    Jonquel Jones Heads to New YorkUncasville, CT– The Connecticut Sun has gotten guards Rebecca Allen, Tyasha Harris and the sixth overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft in a three-team profession with the New York Liberty and the Dallas Wings, the team revealed a part of the deal, the Sun send Jonquel Jones to New York, while the Liberty send Natasha Howard and Crystal Dangerfield to the Wings. New York also acquires Kayla Thornton from Dallas. “Jonquel has actually been an essential part of the Connecticut Suns growth over the last 7 years, and we really value whatever she has actually offered to this franchise business. Inevitably, JJs profession was a choice that both parties decided was best. We desire her the ideal in her future ventures. ” Darius Taylor, Connecticut Sun General ManagerAllen is a seven-year organization professional, having actually spent her entire job with the Liberty after initially signing as a totally free representative in 2015. In 2022, the Australian native balanced 7. 0 factors, 3. 4 rebounds and a career-high 1. 2 helps per video game. She became the 42nd gamer in WNBA background to collect 100+ occupation takes, obstructs and three-point basket made after taping her 100th career take against the Chicago Sky on July 29 Sun Basketball Jersey. Allen has been a member of the Australian National Team because 2014, where she completed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and most recently won bronze at the 2022 FIBA Globe Cup. “We are thrilled regarding the addition of Rebecca Allen to our group. Rebecca is a proven shooter that addresses a requirement we have. Rebecca’s experience, adaptability and winning personality will certainly be an invited addition to our group. She is an important enhancement that will certainly make a prompt effect. ” Darius Taylor, Connecticut Sun General ManagerHarris, initially composed as the seventh general choice in the 2020 WNBA Draft, has actually played 3 seasons for the Dallas Wings. Over 88 job contests, she has averaged 5. 2 factors, 1. 2 rebounds, 2. 8 assists and 0. 5 steals per video game. The Michigan indigenous tallied postseason profession highs in Dallas’s Game 2 win over Connecticut in the opening round of the 2022 playoffs with 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and one swipe. Harris was a standout point-guard at the College of South Carolina, where she was a four-year starter, won the National Championship in 2017, and grabbed All-SEC Junior varsity and WBCA All-American Honorable Mention honors two times throughout her college occupation. “We are thrilled to invite Ty Harris to the Connecticut Sun organization. Ty is a rising point player and an even much better individual, that will have a chance to thrive in Connecticut. We eagerly anticipate having her join our company and enjoying her growth on and off the court. ” Darius Taylor, Connecticut Sun General ManagerThe Sun tip off the 2023 season on Friday, May 19 at the Indiana Fever at 7:00 PM in 2003, the Connecticut Sun is a professional females’s basketball team in the Lady’s National Basketball Association that takes home at Mohegan Sun Sector in Uncasville, CT. For more details or to acquire period tickets, see.

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