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 and DeWanna Bonner double-team Aces’ Chelsea Gray.

2024 WNBA free agency preview: Connecticut Sun

January 11, 2024

Securing Brionna Jones, building depth, and finding a dynamic guard on the docket for the Sun

Alyssa Thomas and Connecticut Sun defy season expectations, again

October 6, 2023

The Sun fell short of returning to the WNBA Finals, but still proved many wrong

Alyssa Thomas uses her right shoulder to move past Jonquel Jones on a drive to the basket.

Connecticut Sun outnumbered in Game 3 loss

October 1, 2023

The Sun desperately missed ‘glue player’ Rebecca Allen, who didn’t play because of illness

Connecticut Sun forward/guard DeWanna Bonner holds her arms out to the side, palms facing up, as she reacts to what just happened on the court.

Behind DeWanna Bonner’s leadership, Connecticut Sun are ready for WNBA semifinals

September 23, 2023

Sun lean on one of the most experienced veterans in the game

Connecticut Sun guard Tiffany Hayes yells and clenches her fists in celebration.

With 3-pointers falling, Connecticut Sun show how dangerous they can be in playoffs

September 16, 2023

Last season’s weakness was a strength for the Sun in Game 1

2023 WNBA MVP race: The case for the Connecticut Sun’s Alyssa Thomas

September 8, 2023

‘You take AT off her team, I don’t even know if they’re in the playoffs’

Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas shots a shot under the basket.

It’s time for Connecticut Sun to put their ‘big girl pants on’ as potential playoff path takes shape

August 31, 2023

The Sun know what they need to clean up before playoffs start

Connecticut Sun forward Brionna Jones (42) speaks with her teammates after the WNBA game between the Minnesota Lynx and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on August 01, 2023. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

How the Connecticut Sun weathered it all to remain title contenders

August 17, 2023

GM Darius Taylor digs into Connecticut’s success

Alyssa Thomas dominance, bench impact, and growing chemistry lead Connecticut Sun to 20 wins

August 6, 2023

After Alyssa Thomas’ historic performance on Tuesday, White said her name should be firmly in the MVP conversation

Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas is shown in profile, standing alone with her hands on her hips and gazing out in front of her.

Alyssa Thomas is taking over the Connecticut Sun record books

July 22, 2023

Thomas became the Sun’s all-time assists leader on Tuesday