The Connecticut Sun remain unbeaten after defeating the Phoenix Mercury in their home opener 84-67.
Jonquel Jones recorded her third double-double in a row on Friday night, putting up 16 points and 11 rebounds. DeWanna Bonner added 14 points and seven rebounds to help secure the Sun a win over her former team. Bonner spent nine years of her WNBA career with Phoenix before being traded to the Sun last year.
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Natisha Hiedeman, who is averaging 14.3 points per game this season, continued on a hot streak, combining with Jasmine Thomas for 27 points and eight rebounds.
The Sun are now 4-0 to start the 2021 season. Connecticut will hope to make it 5-0 against the Aces on Sunday. The Mercury have some time off before they face Las Vegas at home on Wednesday.