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DeWanna Bonner’s big night has Sun tied for WNBA’s best record


The Connecticut Sun are rolling into the second half of the WNBA season on a high note.

While Jonquel Jones continues to make her case for league MVP, DeWanna Bonner has also been having a season of her own.

That includes last night’s game, in which Bonner dropped a double-double to lead the Sun past the Minnesota Lynx 82-71.

Bonner scored 31 points and added 11 rebounds in her effort, setting a new season-high for points in a game.

Jones added 20 points and seven rebounds despite being in foul trouble.

With the win, the Connecticut Sun are now tied for the top spot in the WNBA standings at 17-6. They have a first-place showdown set with the Las Vegas Aces on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. ET.