Thomas sets franchise high with 16 assists, Sun beat Lynx

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman scored 19 points, Alyssa Thomas had 16 points, nine rebounds and a franchise-high 16 assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Minnesota Lynx 89-84 on Thursday.

Thomas passed Lindsay Whalen’s single-game mark of 13 for the team record before finishing two shy of Courtney Vandersloot’s WNBA record of 18.

Napheesa Collier scored a career-high 30 points for Minnesota (0-6), which has lost its first six games for the first time since 2007.


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