Posts by Jacqueline LeBlanc

Jacqueline LeBlanc is the Connecticut Sun beat reporter for The Next. Prior to The Next, Jacqueline has written for Her Hoop Stats and Sports Illustrated.

Brionna Jones returns to Connecticut Sun ready for her moment

February 17, 2023

Sun success will orbit around Brionna Jones’ growth and opportunity in 2023

Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes (15) drives to the basket around Connecticut Sun forward Brionna Jones (42) during the WNBA game between the Atlanta Dream and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on September 19, 2021. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

Sun vision for roster looks clearer after Tiffany Hayes acquisition

February 10, 2023

Hayes becomes de facto third piece in Jonquel Jones trade as Connecticut flip No. 6 pick for the UConn alum.

Connecticut Sun big wing Jonquel Jones releases a fadeaway jumper off her fingertips, as Los Angeles Sparks center Liz Cambage holds up an arm towards her to weakly contest the shot

Inside the thinking of Connecticut Sun around Jonquel Jones, Jasmine Thomas deals

January 18, 2023

‘Now it’s about being able to deliver’


2023 WNBA free agency preview: Connecticut Sun

January 8, 2023

Darius Taylor and Stephanie White have a new vision for the Connecticut Sun future and it starts with free agency

Five must-watch games for the Connecticut Sun in 2023

December 1, 2022

Looking at some of the most interesting matchups for the Connecticut Sun in 2023

Stephanie White officially introduced as Connecticut Sun head coach

November 22, 2022

The Connecticut Sun officially introduced Stephanie White as the team’s new head coach in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon at Mohegan Sun Arena

Connecticut Sun set to hire Stephanie White as new head coach

November 14, 2022

White led the Fever to the WNBA Finals in 2015 as a first-year coach

How Connecticut Sun pivoted through a season of adversity

September 21, 2022

‘Nobody expected us to be here’

Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones, Las Vegas Aces guard Chelsea Gray and Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas fight for a loose ball.

Balanced offense keeps Connecticut Sun’s championship dreams alive

September 17, 2022

An Alyssa Thomas triple-double usually means good things are happening offensively for the Sun, and that was the case in Game 3 of the Finals

Sun center Jonquel Jones (35) looks to shoot while Aces center A'ja Wilson (22) contests. Aces point guard Chelsea Gray (12) stands behind Jones.

How missed opportunities put the Sun in a 2-0 WNBA Finals hole

September 15, 2022

And what needs to change to prevent a Las Vegas championship