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What Happens to the WNBA MVP Race as Jonquel Jones Leaves for EuroBasket?

The day after dropping a season-high 31 points and 13 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun dismantle the New York Liberty 85–64 last Saturday, Jonquel Jones boarded a plane to Europe.

After a dominant first 10 games, Jones is the odds-on favorite to win the MVP award this season, according to DraftKings. But Jones will miss four to six games as she competes for Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2021 EuroBasket tournament.

Jones, who was born in the Bahamas but holds Bosnian citizenship, helped Bosnia and Herzegovina qualify for EuroBasket last fall, so she was expected to leave the Sun this season.