In terms of hardware, Jonquel Jones has already won the WNBA Most Improved Player (2017) and Sixth Player of the Year (2018) awards. The Connecticut Sun forward and former George Washington Colonial has now added Most Valuable Player to her name.
Jones fell just one vote shy of being named the unanimous MVP, receiving 48/49 first place votes, with Brittany Griner getting the only other first place vote. Leading the league in rebounding for the third time in five years (2017, 2019 and 2021) at 11.2 rebounds per game, Jones scored a career-high 19.4 points per game. The Connecticut Suns racked up awards this season finishing with the leagues top record at 26-6 and Head Coach Curt Miller winning coach of the year and finishing up with Brionna Jones taking home most improved player.
In this video we break down Jones’ post play and the “shuffle cut”.