Sport CT Sun Injury Report: Storm Star Sue Bird Out Vs. Connecticut Tuesday

07:42  04 august  2020
07:42  04 august  2020 Source:   nesn.com

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The Connecticut Sun are still in search of their first victory of the season at the WNBA bubble, losing their last four games at the IMG Academy campus in Florida.

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And as they return to action on Tuesday, they’ll certainly have their work cut out for them against the Seattle Storm, who opened up the 2020 season at 3-1.

But the three-time WNBA Champions will be without a major contributor in Sue Bird, who misses her second-straight game after hyper-flexing her knee in the Storm’s last game.

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But Connecticut won’t be at full strength either. Here’s the injury report:

Connecticut Sun:

Jacki Gemelow: Out (Knee)

Briann January: Out (illness/quarantining)

Seattle Storm:

Sue Bird: Out (Knee)

Epiphanny Prince: Out (personal)

The game tips-off on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

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