Tagged Courtney Williams

Power Ranking Each WNBA Team, Post-Free Agency – Part 1

With so many WNBA teams diving headlong into free agency, a divide has eroded the mid-tier competition. In fact, we’ve seen a binary of approaches in this new CBA era: Some franchises are win-now while others seem to be preparing only for the future (which may be multiple seasons down the road). The new CBA…

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Breaking Down Another Big Week of WNBA Free Agency

While not quite matching the record-setting pace of the first wave, WNBA Free Agency’s second week hasn’t lacked excitement. That said, a few teams have been conspicuously quiet in comparison to the rest. The Indiana Fever, Minnesota Lynx and New York Liberty have largely sat out the proceedings while everyone else has loaded up or…

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Courtney Williams’ Energy, Confidence are Critical for Connecticut Sun

It’s a one-point game in the last minute of the second quarter. The Connecticut Sun lead their best-of-five series 1-0 against the Los Angeles Sparks but are the trailing team in the game. Alyssa Thomas dribbles across the timeline, Morgan Tuck jogging alongside. Thomas passes to Tuck, who immediately pivots and looks for Courtney Williams,…

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Connecticut Sun Close in on No. 1 Seed

The Connecticut Sun are now in pole position in the WNBA standings with six games remaining in their regular-season schedule.  They secured an ever-important tiebreaker with Friday’s comeback win over the Las Vegas Aces. (They already held the tiebreaker over the Washington Mystics who also sit at 20-8 after Friday’s action.) That means this up-and-coming…

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Breaking Down the Theresa Plaisance, Kristine Anigwe Trade

The Connecticut Sun made the lone move of the 2019 WNBA trade deadline, shipping out 2019 No. 9 overall pick Kristine Anigwe in exchange for Theresa Plaisance of the Dallas Wings.  Connecticut’s window is now. Plaisance is in her sixth year and capable of logging quality minutes as a stretch big option. Anigwe needs time.…

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Do the Connecticut Sun Have a Closer Yet?

The Connecticut Sun sit atop the standings with an 8-1 record more than a quarter of the way through their 2019 schedule. However, WNBA viewers are likely more eager to gauge this team in the postseason. After back-to-back single-elimination exits on their home floor, can someone emerge to make enough plays late in games? The…

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Connecticut Sun’s Window is in Serious Danger

The Connecticut Sun are eager to get past the WNBA’s single-elimination playoff hurdle. The upcoming 2019 season is their final chance to do so with any guarantee that their current group will be together. Eight returning members of the club are set to hit free agency in the 2020 offseason. Head coach and general manager…

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Connecticut Sun 2019 Offseason Checklist

Consecutive 21-win seasons and first-round byes haven’t been enough for the Connecticut Sun. This young, up-and-coming team ran into Diana Taurasi’s single-elimination buzzsaw during back-to-back seasons. The 2019 Sun will be another test case in seeing how a top-four seed rebounds from a few early playoff exits. They need a full season of Alyssa Thomas.…

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