The Connecticut Sun announced that they had re-signed Jonquel Jones. Jones reportedly signed a core qualifying offer.
The Mother of Dragons is coming…home. pic.twitter.com/fsUZuT3FqE
— Connecticut Sun (@ConnecticutSun) February 1, 2022
” I am so happy to be back in Connecticut,” Jones said in a statement. “This organization has believed in me since day one, and I definitely feel like we have unfinished business.”
Jones was named MVP last year after averaging 19.4 points and 11.2 rebounds per game. In her five-year career, she has earned All-Star accolades three times and has led the League in rebounding three times, in 2017, 2019, and 2021.
The Sun went a W-leading 26-6 in 2021 before falling to the eventual champion Chicago Sky in the semifinals.
The Sun went 26-6 and finished with the best record in the WNBA in the 2021 regular season but were eliminated by the Chicago Sky in the semifinals.