Brionna Jones

Recap: Kelsey Plum, Brionna Jones lead Team USA to 84-75 win over Belgium in FIBA Women’s World Cup qualifiers

WASHINGTON — The USA Basketball women’s national team didn’t look like a flawless unit on Friday night vs. the Belgium women’s national basketball team at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. But they forced the Belgian Cats to commit 17 turnovers, never trailed, and led by as many as 23 points en route to an 84-75 victory in their first game of the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup qualifiers.
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CT Sun’s Brionna Jones, Alyssa Thomas Get USA Basketball Invites

USA Basketball on Thursday invited 17 players to the 2022 Women’s National Team training camp. Brionna Jones and Alyssa Thomas were two of them. The pair of Connecticut Sun forwards both will be in consideration for the 12 roster sports to compete in the FIBA World Cup Qualifying Tournament beginning Feb. 10, playing under Minnesota Lynx and National Team coach Cheryl Reeve.

Brionna Jones rode the bench in her first three WNBA seasons, now, she’s the Connecticut Sun’s other MVP

With two minutes left in overtime in Game 1 of the WNBA semifinals against the Chicago Sky, the Connecticut Sun’s Brionna Jones received the ball a step outside the paint, two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker matched up against her. Jones surveyed her options — her teammates had cleared out of the lane, and there were no other Sky defenders close to her — before striking. She reverse pivoted and ...

WNBA Awards 2021: Jonquel Jones Takes Home MVP, Brionna Jones Wins MIP

Sun center Jonquel Jones has won the 2021 WNBA MVP award, the league announced Tuesday. Jones won the award after receiving 48 of the 49 first-place votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Phoenix's Brittney Griner finished second, receiving the lone remaining first-place vote, while Seattle's Breanna Stewart, Minnesota's Sylvia Fowles and Washington's Tina Charles rounded out the top five.

Brionna Jones is the 2021 WNBA Most Improved Player

Forward Brionna Jones is the 2021 Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced Tuesday. Jones is one of the big four on the No. 1 seed Connecticut Sun, who begin their playoff run Tuesday night at 8 p.m. when they host the Chicago Sky in Game 1 of the semifinals. Jones’...

Connecticut Sun’s Jonquel Jones wins WNBA MVP as Brionna Jones, Curt Miller take home Most Improved Player, Coach of the Year

When Jonquel Jones was a kid growing up in the Bahamas, she’d watch U.S. college basketball teams when they’d come down to play in Thanksgiving tournaments. Jones would soon be the best player on the island, but she wanted more. She wanted to be great. And on Tuesday, hours before the Connecticut Sun begin their WNBA postseason journey, Jones officially became one of the league’s best. She was ...