The highest-seeded Connecticut Solar will get a bit deeper with ahead Alyssa Thomas making her return in tonight’s match-up towards the New York Liberty.
Thomas practiced with the Solar on Tuesday, the place coach Curt Miller felt wonderful about her return this week, per ESPN’s Kelly Cohen.
“She had a superb apply once more in the present day, so I’ll put it that method,” Miller mentioned. “We’re very optimistic.”
Solar teammate Beatrice Mompremier, speaking to a reporter after Coach Millers’ feedback, spoiled her shock return to Solar Heart, saying she “can’t wait” to see Thomas take the ground.
Thomas was abroad enjoying for the Czech Republic staff, the place she suffered a torn Achilles tendon injury. The Solar later confirmed the harm, giving a timetable of 9-12 months for her return.
Having performed nearly all of her profession with Connecticut, the two-time All-Star averaged 15.5 factors, 9.0 rebounds, 4.8 assists and a couple of.0 steals per sport within the 2020 season. She’ll be making her return at a superb time, with the Solar at present on a 12-game profitable streak and locking up a first-round bye with the beginning of the 2021 WNBA Playoffs only a week away.