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.

With championship aspirations on the line, how will the Connecticut Sun respond in game 4?

September 6, 2022

‘We have to do a better job if we want to beat Chicago’

Did the Connecticut Sun finally figure out the formula to beating the Chicago Sky?

August 31, 2022

‘We were scrambling on defense and I think that just set the tone’


How the Connecticut Sun can save their season

August 24, 2022

The Sun were able to run away with the first win by playing their game forcing turnovers and dominating the paint and sharing the ball on offense

Connecticut Sun combo guard Courtney Williams hangs in mid-air near the top of the key as she releases a jumper, while Dallas Wings big Satou Sabally lunges towards her with outstretched arms to try to block the shot

How the Connecticut Sun can clip the Dallas Wings

August 18, 2022

‘We have to play with desire, and effort, and togetherness’

How can the Connecticut Sun finally beat the Chicago Sky?

July 31, 2022

The Sun are 1-5 against the Sky since last year’s playoffs.

Bria Hartley warms up before the game between the New York Liberty and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on July 19, 2022. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

What the addition of Bria Hartley means for the Connecticut Sun

July 20, 2022

Hartley, an eight-year veteran, brings “professionalism” and “calmness” to Sun squad trying to secure a more favorable playoff matchup

Sights and sounds from Sue Bird’s retirement press conference

June 17, 2022

‘I’ve played as long as I can at a very high level’

What will Sun replacement for Yvonne Anderson look like?

June 14, 2022

Curt Miller: ‘It will have to be in short bursts’

Connecticut Sun face another test at home

June 10, 2022

The Chicago Sky visit the Connecticut Sun for the first time since 2021 semifinals

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

Recapping the last 48 hours for the Connecticut Sun

June 4, 2022

The Sun played a rare back-to-back, coming away with wins over the Las Vegas Aces and Phoenix Mercury in the midst of quick travel turnarounds