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Jonquel Jones scores 21 points, Sun beat Dream 93-68

Jones was 5 of 9 from the field, 2 of 3 from 3-point range and 9 of 10 from the free-throw line.
Credit: AP
Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones (35) controls the ball during the first half of WNBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Sparks Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Jonquel Jones scored 21 points and the Connecticut Sun never trailed in a 93-68 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night.

Jones was 5 of 9 from the field, 2 of 3 from 3-point range and 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. Natisha Hiedeman added 13 points for Connecticut (16-8).

The Sun moved into a tie with the Seattle Storm for third in the WNBA standings, a game behind the second-place Las Vegas Aces and two games back of the defending champion Chicago Sky.

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Tiffany Hayes led Atlanta (10-14) with 18 points and AD Durr had 12. The Dream have lost three games in a row, and 10 of their last 13.

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