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WNBA Standings
Eastern
 1 Connecticut S. 7-1 
 2 Indiana F. 4-3 
 3 Washington M. 4-3 
 4 Chicago S. 3-2 
 5 New York L. 2-5 
 6 Atlanta D. 1-4 
Western
 1 Minnesota L. 4-2 
 2 Seattle S. 4-3 
 3 L.Angeles S. 3-2 
 4 Las Vegas Aces 3-3 
 5 Phoenix M. 2-4 
 6 Dallas W. 0-5 

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 DeWanna BONNER
  Phoenix M.
  (193-G-87)
  Avg: 23.8
 1. Bonner Phoenix M.23.8 
 2. Howard Seattle S.19.5 
 3. Charles New Y19.1 
 4. Jones Connecticut17.8 
 5. Griner Phoenix M.17.7 
 6. McBride Las V17.3 
 7. Ogwumike L.Angeles16.4 
 8. Loyd Seattle S.16.0 
 9. Mitchell Indiana15.7 
 10. Gray L.Angeles S.15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jonquel JONES
  Connecticut
  (198-C-94)
  Avg: 12.1
 1. Jones Connecticut12.1 
 2. Ogwumike L.Angeles10.6 
 3. Fowles Minnesota9.4 
 4. Howard Seattle S.9.4 
 5. Bonner Phoenix M.8.5 
 6. Thomas Connecticut8.4 
 7. Wilson Las V8.0 
 8. Charles New Y7.9 
 9. Zahui New York L.7.6 
 10. Delle Donne Wash.7.5 
Assists Per Game
 Courtney VANDERSLOOT
  Chicago
  (173-PG-89)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Vandersloot Chicago8.4 
 2. Cloud Washington5.9 
 3. Wheeler Indiana F5.7 
 4. Gray L.Angeles S.5.4 
 5. Canada Seattle S.5.3 
 6. Toliver Washington5.0 
 7. Thomas Connecticut4.8 
 8. Boyd New York L.4.7 
 9. Sims Minnesota L.4.4 
 10. Hartley New Y4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Jordin CANADA
  Seattle S.
  (168-PG-95)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Canada Seattle S.2.9 
 2. Laney Indiana F.2.1 
 3. Robinson Minnesota2.0 
 4. Thomas Connecticut1.9 
 5. Howard Seattle S.1.9 
 6. Thomas Connecticut1.8 
 7. Loyd Seattle S.1.8 
 8. January Phoenix M1.8 
 9. Vandersloot Chicago1.8 
 10. Ogwumike L.Angeles1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Jonquel JONES
  Connecticut
  (198-C-94)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Jones Connecticut2.6 
 2. Zahui New York L.2.3 
 3. Sanders Washington2.1 
 4. Williams Atlanta2.0 
 5. McCowan Indiana F1.7 
 6. Parker Chicago S.1.6 
 7. Howard Seattle S.1.5 
 8. Allen New York L.1.4 
 9. Clark Seattle S.1.4 
 10. Harrison Dallas W1.4 
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Seattle  Jun.16  Conn.S. 69%
Las Vegas 62%  Jun.16  Minn.L.
Chicago 59%  Jun.15  Indiana
Atlanta 75%  Jun.15  Dallas W.
New York  Jun.15  L.Angeles 63%
Connecticut Sun acquire Cayla George from Mercury for draft pick - Feb 3, 2018


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In the first sign-and-trade deal of the offseason, the Phoenix Mercury have acquired forward Cayla George to the Connecticut Sun for a 2018 second round draft pick.

The two teams announced the move on Friday. George, a two-year pro, appeared in 66 games for the Mercury in 2015 and 2017. She missed the 2016 season to compete for Australia in the 2016 Olympics. George fell out of the Mercury rotation in the postseason, logging just two minutes in total.

'We loved having Cayla as a part of our organization and we wish her the best in Connecticut,' said Mercury general manager Jim Pitman in Friday's release. 'As we assemble our 2018 roster, this move gives us another asset to improve our team.'

The Mercury acquired Connecticut's own 2018 second rounder - the 21st overall pick in this year's upcoming WNBA draft. The Sun still hold one 2018 second round pick, having acquired Atlanta's 2018 second rounder in the Jordan Hooper trade last June.

As of Friday's announcement, four members of Connecticut's frontcourt rotation remain on the market. 2017 All-Star and All-Defense selection Alyssa Thomas is a restricted free agent. Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller has indicated he intends to match any offer for her.

Danielle Adams, Kayla Pedersen and Lynetta Kizer are unrestricted free agents this offseason.

'We are excited about the opportunity to obtain Cayla,' Miller said Friday. 'She is a versatile and veteran post player who fits our style of play. She is an excellent face-up post player who helps create spacing at the offensive end of the floor. She is an underrated defensive rebounder and provides added length to our post game. She is widely considered an outstanding teammate, so she adds to our culture in the locker room.'

The Sun announced Thursday that they had re-signed Shekinna Stricklen. Having acquired George, the Sun now have nine guaranteed contracts on their books, including Chiney Ogwumike, who is set to return from an Achilles tear. Retaining Alyssa Thomas and signing 2016 second round pick Leticia Romero would push Connecticut's roster count to 11.

source: https://summitthoops.com/2018/02/02/sun-acquire-cayla-george-mercury-draft-pick/   




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Round 7: Leader Lynx loses to Sun - 14 hours ago
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Howard number one in WNBA for round 6 (by Interperformances) - 14 hours ago
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