Connecticut secures No. 3 seed in WNBA playoffs


              Los Angeles Sparks forward Olivia Nelson-Ododa, right, shoots as Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones defends during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Los Angeles Sparks forward Katie Lou Samuelson, right drives pas Connecticut Sun guard Courtney Williams during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner, right, tries to pass while under pressure from Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike, right, tries to shoot as Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas defends during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Los Angeles Sparks forward Olivia Nelson-Ododa, left, shoots as Connecticut Sun guard Courtney Williams defends during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike, left, and Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones go after a rebound during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike, left, grabs rebound away from Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike, left, and Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones go after a rebound during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Connecticut Sun guard Courtney Williams, left, tries to pass while under pressure from Los Angeles Sparks forward Olivia Nelson-Ododa, center, and guard Brittney Sykes during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Connecticut secures No. 3 seed in WNBA playoffs