The Connecticut Sun will visit the Dallas Wings on Sunday in the first WNBA game for both since the Olympics break. Connecticut is coming off a 79-57 loss to Seattle in the Commissioner's Cup on Thursday. Connecticut shot poorly in the loss, hitting only 32.9% of their field goal attempts. The Sun are first in the Eastern Conference standings at 14-6 with a four-game lead over the Chicago Sky.
Jonquel Jones is the leading scorer and rebounder for Connecticut with averages of 21.0 points and 11.1 rebounds per game. Jasmine Thomas is the leader in assists with an average of 3.7 per game. DeWanna Bonner Is the second-leading scorer, second-leading rebounder and second in assists with averages of 15.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game.
Dallas opens up its second half of the WNBA season with a 9-12 record and is fifth in the Western Conference standing seven games behind first-place Seattle. Dallas lost each of its final three games before the Olympics break including a 95-79 loss to the Las Vegas Aces and the final game before the break. Dallas has lost four of the last five.
Arike Ogunbowale is the leading scorer for Dallas with an average of 18.9 points per game, while the leading rebounder is Satou Sabally with an average of 6.3 rebounds per game. Ogunbowale is also the leader in assists with an average of 3.3 per game. Marina Mabrey is the second leading scorer for Dallas with an average of 13.9 points per game and one of four players for the Wings averaging double-figures in scoring.