Keep Sun Alive, beat the Aces 105-76 in Game Three of the WNBA Finals

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A landmark effort from Alyssa Thomas helped the Connecticut Sun avoid disqualification yet again.

Thomas earned his first Triple Threat in WNBA Finals history, and the Sun beat Las Vegas Aces 105-76 in Game 3 Thursday night.

She finished the game with 16 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists for the Sun, who has now won all four of her playoff games, topping Dallas on the road in the first round and beating Chicago in Games 4 and 5 to conclude it. series.

“We were fighting offensively and finally got back into the game at home and my teammates were taking kicks,” Thomas said. “None of this would have been possible without them.”

Las Vegas leads the series best 2-1 with Game 4 on Sunday in Connecticut.

The ace got off to a fast start, scoring nine of the first 11 points and forcing Connecticut to call a timeout. That ended the Sun and took over the game, outperforming the Aces 32-10 in the rest of the quarter, including 25 points from their last 29. Connecticut shot 14 out of 17 shots in that period, and DeWanna Bonner was a big reason for that.

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