2012 Connecticut Sun season

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2012 Connecticut Sun season
Coach Mike Thibault
Arena Mohegan Sun Arena
Attendance 7,266 per game
Record 25–9 (.735)
Place 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish Lost in Conference Finals
Team Leaders
Points Charles (18.0)
Rebounds Charles (10.5)
Assists Lawson (4.0)
Television CPTV-S

The 2012 WNBA season is the 14th season for the Connecticut Sun franchise of the Women's National Basketball Association. It is their tenth in Connecticut.


WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Sun's selections in the 2012 WNBA Draft.

Transaction log[edit]

  • April 11, 2011: The Sun traded a third-round pick in the 2012 Draft to the Phoenix Mercury as part of the Tahnee Robinson trade.
  • February 6: The Sun signed Mistie Mims.
  • February 28: The Sun signed Sidney Spencer and Jessica Breland.
  • March 16: The Sun signed Dawn Evans.
  • April 17: The Sun signed Brittany Carter.
  • April 26: The Sun signed draft pick Chay Shegog.
  • April 30: The Sun signed Stefanie Murphy.
  • May 5: The Sun waived Brittany Carter.
  • May 8: The Sun waived Jessica Breland and Stefanie Murphy.
  • May 15: The Sun waived Dawn Evans.
  • May 16: The Sun waived Sidney Spencer.
  • August 14: The Sun waived Chay Shegog.
  • August 15: The Sun signed Jessica Moore.

Personnel changes[edit]



Pos. Starter Bench
C Tina Charles Jessica Moore
PF Asjha Jones Mistie Mims
Kelsey Griffin
SF Kalana Greene Danielle McCray
SG Kara Lawson Tan White
PG Allison Hightower Renee Montgomery

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Connecticut Sun y 25 9 .735 12–5 13–4 18–4
Indiana Fever x 22 12 .647 3.0 13–4 9–8 15–7
Atlanta Dream x 19 15 .559 6.0 11–6 8–9 12–10
New York Liberty x 15 19 .441 10.0 9–8 6–11 10–12
Chicago Sky o 14 20 .412 11.0 7–10 7–10 8–14
Washington Mystics o 5 29 .147 20.0 4–13 1–16 3–19



2012 Game Log: Preseason (May)

Regular season[edit]

2012 Game Log: Regular Season
All games are viewable on WNBA LiveAccess or ESPN3.com


2012 Game Log: Postseason


  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  TO  Turnovers per game
 PF  Fouls per game Team leader League leader

Regular season[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]


External links[edit]