New York Liberty vs Connecticut Sun Injury Reports for June 8 | 2024 WNBA season

Connecticut Sun v New York Liberty - Game Two
Connecticut Sun v New York Liberty - Game Two

The New York Liberty will face the Connecticut Sun on Saturday for the first time this season. They previously played against each other for a preseason game, which concluded with the Liberty clinching the win 82-79 on the road.

The Liberty have a 9-2 record for the season and are riding a five-game winning streak after their 78-61 win against the Atlanta Dream on Friday. Breanna Stewart led the team with her double-double performance of 25 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and one block in the game.

Meanwhile, the Sun boasts a perfect 9-0 record after defeating the Washington Mystics 76-59 on Tuesday. DeWanna Bonner led the team's winning effort with 20 points, eight rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block.

New York Liberty vs Connecticut Sun Injury Reports for June 8

New York Liberty Injury Report

The New York Liberty have four names listed on their injury report: Courtney Vandersloot (personal) is listed as questionable and her involvement will be a game-time decision. Nyara Sabally (back) will be out for the game, while Rebekah Gardner (Achilles) and Kaitlyn Davis (not injury-related) are listed out for the season.

PlayerStatusInjury
Courtney VanderslootQuestionable (GTD)Personal
Nyara Sabally
Out
Back
Rebekah Gardner
Out (OFS)
Achilles
Kaitlyn Davis
Out (OFS)Not Injury Related

Courtney Vandersloot will potentially miss her second straight game due to personal reasons, while Nyara Sabally will miss her fourth consecutive game due to her back injury.

Connecticut Sun Injury Report

Meanwhile, the Sun has three players listed on their injury report: Moriah Jefferson (Ankle) is listed as questionable and her participation in the matchup will be a game-time decision. Moreover, Abbey Hsu (not injury-related) is out for the game and Leila Lacan (not injury-related) is listed out for the season.

PlayerStatusInjury
Moriah Jefferson
Questionable (GTD)
Ankle
Abbey HsuOut (OFS)
Not Injury Related
Leila Lecan
Out (OFS)Not Injury Related

Moriah Jefferson is at risk of missing her second straight game for the Sun due to her right ankle injury.

How to watch New York Liberty vs Connecticut Sun?

The Liberty-Sun matchup is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. ET on Saturday at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. The game will be nationally televised on ABC and can also be streamed live on DirecTV or via the WNBA League Pass.

Edited by Krutik Jain
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