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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Sun squander chance to clinch playoff berth

With a victory over lowly Tulsa or a Chicago loss to New York, the Connecticut Sun would have clinched it's first playoff berth since 2008 on Sunday. However, the Sun fell apart in the second half both offensively and defensively en route to losing to a Tulsa squad fresh off snapping a WNBA record 20-game losing streak. That, coupled with Chicago's one-point win means Connecticut will have to wait until Tuesday for another chance to clinch.

It won't be easy as Connecticut has to play at San Antonio. But, if the Sun pull it off or Chicago loses at New York that night., the Sun will be in the playoffs. The loss to Tulsa could prove costly Connecticut's bid to catch first-place Indiana in the race for home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference playoffs. One look at Connecticut's road record with season should serve as a reminder of how important that could be if both Indiana and Connecticut reach the Eastern Conference final.


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