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Elena Delle Donne Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

July 9, 2018 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Washington Mystics News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -For the third time this season, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for leading the team to a 2-1 record in games played from July 2 to July 8 against the New York Liberty, Los Angeles Sparks and Seattle Storm. This is the 15th time in her career that Delle Donne has earned a Player of the Week recognition.

For the week, Delle Donne averaged 20 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 2.3 apg. Against the Liberty, Delle Donne led Washington to an 86-67 victory, scoring 21 points, grabbing three rebounds and three blocks. In the matchup against the Sparks, Washington won 83-74 with Delle Donne recording 11 points and seven rebounds. That win helped make Head Coach Mike Thibault the first in league history to reach 300 wins. Delle Donne closed out the week with a stellar game against the Storm where she led all players with 29 points and seven rebounds.

Washington will host the Atlanta Dream on Wednesday, July 11 at 11:30 a.m.

The WNBA's Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, the, the AFL's Washington Valor and Baltimore Brigade, NBA 2K League's Wizards District Gaming, as well as Capital One Arena, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment is also co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex--the training facility for the Washington Capitals--and the Eagle Bank arena at George Mason University.

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