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Thursday WNBA Links: Krystal Thomas' Breakout Game, Big Game For The Fever & Sun Tonight

A brief links post today with two games last night and another pair tonight.

Odeen Domingo of the Arizona Republic reports that Phoenix Mercury post Krystal Thomas had a breakout game in her first start of the season last night against the Washington Mystics. Thomas didn't note a game-high but was an extremely efficient scorer, finishing with 15 points on 7-for-8 shooting and making her first five baskets. Read more >>>

The AP reports that the Tulsa Shock are trying to see if they can accelerate third-leading scorer Jennifer Lacy's rehabilitation from a torn meniscus injury that could hold her out 4-6 weeks. The Shock lost their first game without Lacy - and Scholanda Dorrell, who is dealing with the exact same injury suffered in the same game - last night. Read more >>>

Marc Allard of the Norwich Bulletin reports that the Connecticut Sun's rematch against the Indiana Fever tonight is important because it gives them an opportunity to clinch another season series against an Eastern Conference foe, which will obviously be important come playoff time. The Sun pulled out an 88-85 overtime win over the Fever on Tuesday night in Uncasville. Read more >>>

Jay Boller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune profiles Seimone Augustus, who will serve as a co-grand marshal Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade in downtown Minneapolis on Sunday. Boller reports that Augustus' willingness to take such a public role represents her comfort with the Minneapolis community and the encouragement of her fiancee LaTaya Varner. Read more >>>

Kristofer Habbas of SB Nation Arizona has posted his updated "Brittney Griner Watch" with the Mystics' loss last night keeping them two games behind the Tulsa Shock for the best lottery odds. Read more >>>

Obviously there are more links floating around the web. Feel free to drop anything of interest to you in the comments or add your commentary on the links above.