Tag Archive | Jonquel Jones

New York Liberty Welcome Jonquel Jones to New York

With a twinkle in her eye and a fire in her belly Jonquel Jones stepped up to the podium in front of the journalist that were in attendance and on zoom and introduced herself. After spending six years with the Connecticut Sun, Jones is ready for the next chapter and with seeing how the Liberty […]

New York Liberty make Blockbuster trade

The New York Liberty made themselves a blockbuster trade as they were able to acquire 2021 WNBA MVP Jonquel Jones from the Connecticut Sun along with forward Kayla Thornton from the Dallas Wings. In this deal the Dallas Wings were able to gain forward Natasha Howard while reserving right to guard Crystal Dangerfield from New […]

Connecticut Sun Brionna Jones Named 2022 Kia WNBA Sixth Player of the Year

Connecticut Sun forward Brionna Jones has been named the 2022 Kia WNBA Sixth Player of the Year, the WNBA announced recently.  She has earned the honor as the league’s top reserve for the first time. Jones received 53 of 56 votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.  Chicago Sky forward/center Azurá Stevens (two) […]

Connecticut Sun Receive Postseason Awards

Thanks to their fine play during the WNBA Season, a duo of Connecticut Sun stars along with Head Coach Curt Miller receieved some postseason awards recently. First up, Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones has been named the 2021 Kia WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today.  This is the first WNBA Most Valuable Award […]

Washington Mystics unable to block the Sun, 85-75

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Washington Mystics Post Game Press Conference from 8/31. This was after the team’s 85-75 loss to the Connecticut Sun. Video features thoughts from Head Coach Mike Thibault and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Ariel Atkins. The Washington Mystics needed Sun Block in the team’s 85-75 loss to Connecticut in […]

New York Liberty get Burned by the Sun,

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Post Game Press Conference featuring Head Coach Walt Hopkins along with stars Kylee Shook, Jazmine Jones and Michaela Onyenwere The New York Liberty (10-11) lost their final game before Olympic break to the Connecticut Sun (14-6), 54-71. There were two lead changes and one tie in the […]

Star-Studded WNBA 3-Point Contest set for July 14

Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley, a two-time winner of the WNBA MTN DEW 3-Point Contest, headlines the list of four players who will vie for the title of the league’s best three-point shooter when the MTN DEW 3-Point Contest tips off at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on […]